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Two arrested after stealing Gulfport "bait car"

Karl Burnett Daniels (l), Joseph Glen Turner (r) (Photos courtesy Gulfport Police Dept.) Karl Burnett Daniels (l), Joseph Glen Turner (r) (Photos courtesy Gulfport Police Dept.)

By WLOX Staff

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Two men were arrested in Gulfport and charged with motor vehicle theft.  Gulfport Police say Joseph Glen Turner, 47, and Karl Burnett Daniels, 50, tried to steal the department's bait car. The bait car is equipped with electronics and when stolen, it shuts down.

Police say Turner and Daniels got into the car and attempted to drive away with it. The bait car was disabled by a remote computer and both men were arrested.  

Turner and Daniels are being held at the Harrison County jail. Bond for each suspect was set at $25,000. Both men have criminal histories. 

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