GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - 19-year-old Kelien Andreus Hawkins turned himself in to George County deputies after Hawkins was sought in connection to a residential burglary out of George County.
Hawkins is not in custody with a $20,000 commercial bond for Burglary of a Dwelling.
One teen was already arrested in connection to the investigation. Ashton Lee Menefee, 18, of Saucier, was arrested on a charge of burglary and is held on a $20,000 bond.
The burglary happened Aug. 21 in the Merrill community, Sheriff Keith Havard said. Items stolen included a safe, jewelry, firearms and electronics.
With the help of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources and E & M Towing and Recovery, the stolen safe was recovered from the water surrounding the old Broadwater Marina on U.S. 90 in Biloxi.
Anyone with information concerning this crime is encouraged to contact the George County Sheriff’s Office at 601-947-4811 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898.