Hardee's armed robbery nets four arrests in Gulfport

By Steve Phillips - bio | email

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX)-Four Gulfport residents were arrested early Tuesday, charged with a late night armed robbery at the Hardee's in Orange Grove.

Gulfport police say the robbery happened shortly before 10:00pm Monday.

Two men approached a restaurant employee at the counter, displayed a knife, and then took money from the register.

Officers were given a vehicle description and tracked the car to Three Rivers Road. That's where two suspects were arrested.

The other two were taken into custody at a home on O'Neal Road.

Charged with one count of armed robbery are:  25 year old David Douglas Chase Eustice, 21 year old Lawrence Walter Moore, 23 year old Sarah Mullen and 20 year old James Mitchell Smith II, all of Gulfport.

The four were booked at the Harrison County jail. Bond was set by Judge Gene Dedeaux.

Eustice's bond was set at $150,000, Moore's bond was set at $100,000.  Bond was $50,000 for both Mullen and Smith.