1 arrested in connection with Clinton restaurant burglary

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CLINTON, Miss. (WJTV) — Clinton Police arrested a man in connection with a burglary that happened at a restaurant. 

Authorities charged 54-year-old Michael Keith Gant in connection with a crime. 

Officers said on February 4, Salsa’s Mexican Restaurant Springridge Road was burglarized. The suspect stole the cash register and made off with $300 in cash.

Gant is being held on a $1 million bond.

Authorities said Gant is a career criminal with at least 13 arrests for drug possession, business and residential burglary dating back to 1991. Gant’s record includes arrests in Indianola, Greenville, Richland, Ridgeland, Jackson, Hinds County and Clinton. Gant had a 2008 conviction for burglary of the El Sombrero Restaurant in Clinton and was currently out on bond for burglary of a Mexican restaurant in Ridgeland.

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