On February 24, 2019, at approximately 8:15 pm, the Gulfport Police responded to the 9400 block Highway 49 to investigate a Bomb Threat. Upon arrival, officers located a suspicious bag near the entrance of the building. The Biloxi Bomb Squad was notified and arrived on scene shortly afterwards. Traffic in the area was temporarily suspended as a precaution.
The Bomb Squad determined that the suspicious bag did not contain any explosives. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department 228-868-5959 or you can remain anonymous by contacting Crimestoppers at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com or calling 1-877-787-5898.