Gulfport drug suspect in custody

Gulfport drug suspect in custody
(Photo source: Ed Wittneber)
(Photo source: Ed Wittneber)

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Officials a 20-year-old drug suspect is in custody after escaping from the Harrison County Courthouse Thursday evening.

According to officials, Kimaz Carter was ordered to jail Thursday, but made a run for it as deputies were taking him to a jail transport vehicle.

Chief Deputy Landi Phillips told WLOX News that Carter was apprehended in the 2200 block of 21st Street in Gulfport, with upper shoulder injuries from a K9 officer.

Carter is charged with felony escape, and his bond is set at $100,000.

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