Wednesday afternnoon, October 3, 2018, Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson announced the arrest of 30 year old Chandra J. Acker who resides in the 17400 Block of Orange Grove Rd. Gulfport, MS, on a felony charge of Motor Vehicle Theft.
According to Sheriff Troy Peterson, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department took a complaint in reference to a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was listed on NCIC (National Crime Information Center). Several hours later, the vehicle was spotted and stopped on Georgia St. by the Gulfport Police Department. Chandra Acker was identified as the driver, taken into custody and charged by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office with motor vehicle theft. It was also discovered that Acker is currently on probation with the Mississippi Department of Corrections after being convicted of burglary.
Chandra Acker was booked into the Harrison County Adult Detention Facility and charged with motor vehicle theft. Acker is being held in lieu of a $10,000.00 dollar bond set by Justice Court Judge Brandon Lander.