JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A joint burglary investigation by the Jackson County investigators and the D'Iberville police has led to the arrest of six people.
On October 13, the Jackson County Sheriff's Department responded to a call regarding two burglarized commercial vehicles at Big Ridge Storage, located at on Big Ridge Road in St. Martin. Upon arriving, deputies found that two Ford F-150 work vehicles had been broken into.
More than $2,000 worth of power and hand tools were stolen from the trucks.
An investigation led to a search warrant being served at a residence in the 3100 block of Highland Drive in D'Iberville by Jackson County Investigators, D'Iberville Police and the coast Narcotics Enforcement Team.
After searching the residence, law enforcement recovered many of the tools reported stolen in St. Martin, as well as evidence of illegal drug use. The following arrests were made:
- Jeffrey Neal Gray, 44, two counts commercial burglary of a vehicle, probation violation
- Nathan Thomas Cook, 25, two counts commercial burglary of a vehicle
- Alice J. Lively, 41, possession of stolen property, possession of paraphernalia
- David Dwayne Mallette, 38, outstanding bench warrant for burglary of a dwelling
- Derrick Anthony Smith, 32, outstanding bench warrant for grand larceny
- Malcom Ellis McDaniel, 54, misdemeanor warrants for unpaid fines in the City of D'Iberville
According to officials, both Cook and Gray face up to seven years in prison, and a $10,000 fine, if convicted of commercial burglary.