Gautier man arrested for stealing school bus batteries, school vehicles

None of the stolen property has been recovered.
None of the stolen property has been recovered.(Jackson County Sheriff's Department)
Updated: Nov. 25, 2019 at 5:00 PM CST
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JACKSON COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - Jackson County sheriff’s deputies have arrested 41-year-old Adam Anthony Shaw. Shaw is the person investigators believe stole 66 batteries from 33 school buses in Jackson County.

The incident happened on the weekend of November 16.

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Investigators believe in addition to stealing the 66 batteries, he also stole a white 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Jackson County School District maintenance truck.

Shaw was arrested Monday at a house in Bay St. Louis.

Though Shaw is being charged with the thefts, none of the stolen property has been recovered, according to Sheriff Ezell. The investigation is still ongoing.

Sheriff Ezell says an enclosed 14-16 foot trailer was also taken from St. Martin High School.

A $25,000 bond was set for him Tuesday morning for the motor vehicle theft charge. An additional $50,000 bond was set for the two grand larceny charges.

This isn’t the first time Shaw has been in trouble. He was indicted commercial burglary charges for a crime committed in Gautier. The Mississippi Department of Corrections also has a warrant on Shaw for an unrelated probation violation.

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