TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO THE ARREST OF A VEHICLE BURGLAR
On July 13, 2011, a George County Sheriff’s Office Deputy conducted a traffic stop in the 1200 block of Rocky Creek Road that resulted in the arrest of forty-four (44) year old Bradford Ashley Byrd of Leakesville, MS. Byrd was initially arrested for traffic violations. Further investigation resulted in Byrd being charged with the burglary of an automobile. That burglary occurred on July 9, 2011, at a business on Highway 63 North.
Byrd is currently on probation in Alabama for burglarizing a vehicle.
On July 15, 2011, Byrd appeared before a George County Justice Court Judge for a bond hearing. His bond was set at $50,000.00.
Authorized for release by Sheriff John A. Keel.