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Commercial Burglary Arrests



DECEMBER 19, 2017

The George County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Commercial Burglary that occurred in the month of December 2017. Three suspects have been arrested in connection with this crime. William T. Pipkins (25), Tara Gale Kent (24), and Gunner Lane Nichelson (22), all of George County, are so far facing one count each of Commercial Burglary; all are currently in the custody of the George County Regional Correctional Facility with a $15,000 bond on each count. During the Burglary many items were stolen from the property; most of these items have already been recovered at numerous residences in the George County community.

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.

 The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers is available for reporting anonymous crime tips by calling 877.787.5898.  The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers can be accessed by internet at the following address: or through the George County Sheriff’s Office website


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