Police: Two arrested after leaving scene of fatal Gulfport motorcycle wreck

Dixie Tanner Sharp (left) was arrested by GPD Monday on a charge of leaving the scene of an...
Dixie Tanner Sharp (left) was arrested by GPD Monday on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death. Stanley Wayne Asher (right) was arrested by GPD Tuesday on a charge of accessory after the fact.(Gulfport Police Department)
Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 3:58 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 20, 2022 at 2:28 PM CDT
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GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - Police have made a second arrest in relation to a fatal motorcycle wreck in Gulfport on Sunday.

Gulfport Police have now arrested 39-year-old Stanley Wayne Asher and charged him with accessory after the fact.

This comes after the Monday arrest of 46-year-old Dixie Tanner Sharp, who was charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death.

Police initially responded to the accident around 8 p.m. Sunday night. At the intersection of Highway 90 and 20th Avenue, they found an empty white Lexus and pieces of a motorcycle scattered in the road. Witnesses told police they saw Sharp and Asher walking away from the Lexus after the wreck.

Carlos Del La Cruz, the driver of the motorcycle, died at the scene from his injuries.

Sharp is being held at the Harrison County jail with a $100,000 bond, and Asher is being held there as well, with a bond of $50,000.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959 or Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 601-355-8477.

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