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Vehicle Theft Investigation


JULY 13, 2017

On Tuesday, 11 July 2017, the George County Sheriff’s Office arrested John James Daniel (38) of Hattiesburg, on a charge of Receiving Stolen Property. Mr. Daniel was in possession of a 2011 Nissan Sentra reported stolen out of Gulfport, MS, on 9 July 2017. Mr. Daniel is also being charged with Motor Vehicle Theft in relation to a 1996 Ford Ranger that was reported stolen in George County on 24 June 2017. This individual is also suspected in another vehicle theft in Hattiesburg, MS. A female, Stacy Michelle Banks (41) of George County, MS, was arrested and charged with Hindering Prosecution in connection with Mr. Daniel’s case. The George County Sheriff’s Office is currently working in conjunction with the Gulfport Police Department and the Hattiesburg Police Department on both cases.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information concerning this or any other crime is encouraged to contact the George County Sheriff’s Office at 601.947.4811.

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