Police: Gulfport man arrested after stealing from closed business

Police: Gulfport man arrested after stealing from closed business
(Photo source: Biloxi PD)

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Biloxi police arrested 24-year-old Evans Willett of Gulfport Friday for Grand Larceny.

According to police, an officer was performing an area check on foot of a closed business and noticed Willett attempting to steal materials from the property.

The materials valued over $1,000.

After the officer confronted Willett, he fled the scene. But he was captured after a short chase on foot.

Willett was transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center, where his bond was set at $25,000.

Anyone who has information regarding this incident or any other incident should contact the Biloxi Police Departments Criminal Investigation Division at (228) 435-6112, the Biloxi Police Department at (228) 392-0641.

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