Man wanted for motel robbery arrested, 1 suspect still at large

Man wanted for motel robbery arrested, 1 suspect still at large

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport police nabbed a man they say is responsible for holding up a Motel 6 at gunpoint last month.

Police tell us they arrested Deshaun Deramus, 26, Thursday after responding to reports of a possible stolen vehicle.

According to investigators, Deramus and another man robbed the Motel 6 on Hwy. 49 on Dec. 10.

Deramus is now facing charges for armed robbery and possession of a stolen firearm. His bond was set at $200,000.

Police are still looking for clues that could lead them to the identity of the second suspect. If you have any information that could help investigation, please call the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

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