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Police: Ocean Springs woman arrested after hiding wanted man

Kiker was arrested for Rendering Criminal Assistance after police say she hid Cox in her home. (Photo source: Ocean Springs PD) Kiker was arrested for Rendering Criminal Assistance after police say she hid Cox in her home. (Photo source: Ocean Springs PD)
Cox was wanted for Auto Burglary. (Photo source: Ocean Springs PD) Cox was wanted for Auto Burglary. (Photo source: Ocean Springs PD)
OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) -

Ocean Springs police arrested Michelle Kiker, 37, and Darren B. Cox, 35, Wednesday. Kiker was arrested for Rendering Criminal Assistance after police say she hid Cox in her home. Cox was wanted for Auto Burglary.

Police say investigators showed up at Kiker’s home, but she informed them Cox was not at the residence. Investigators obtained a search warrant and later entered the residence on the same day and found Cox in the home.

Cox and Kiker were arrested without incident. Both are currently in the Ocean Springs Jail awaiting their initial court appearance.

Police say Cox was also given an additional charge of Residential Burglary after further investigation of his involvement of an Auto Burglary.

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