Sheriff: Fugitive wanted in Alabama arrested in Gulfport

Darius Darnard Brown (Photo source: WLOX)
Darius Darnard Brown (Photo source: WLOX)

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A fugitive wanted in Alabama was arrested in Gulfport on Thursday, according to Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara. Officials say Darius Darnard Brown, 24, was wanted by the Mobile County Sheriff's Office on a felony charge of probation violation.

His original charge was fraudulent use of credit/debit cards.

Brisolara said Brown was arrested after deputies made contact with him during a traffic stop on Canal Road. Authorities said Brown responded to the scene to take possession of a vehicle but was taken into custody after a warrant check showed that he was wanted in Mobile County.

Brisolara said Brown is being held at the Harrison County Jail on a hold for the Mobile County Sheriff's Office.

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