UPDATE: September 29, 2022 5:45 p.m.

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – Hattiesburg police said Johnson was arrested in the 100 block of North 32nd Avenue.

He was charged with three counts of commercial burglary, auto burglary and receiving stolen property.

The charges are in connection to the following incidents:

  • Commercial burglary of Topher’s on Hardy Street on September 27
  • Auto burglary at Half Shell on U.S. 98 on September 26
  • Commercial burglary of Wendy’s on Westover on September 21
  • Commercial burglary of Exxon on U.S. 98 on September 18
  • Receiving stolen property in the 100 block of Ross Boulevard

Police said he was booked into the Forrest County Jail.


HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – A man is wanted for allegedly burglarizing an Exxon store in Hattiesburg on September 18.

Officials with the Hattiesburg Police Department (HPD) said Troy Johnson, 22, of Hattiesburg, broke into the Exxon store at 6061 U.S. 98.

He faces a commercial burglary charge. HPD officials said he may also face other charges in connection to other crimes.

Anyone with information about Johnson’s location can call the Hattiesburg Police Department at (601)-544-7900 or Crime Stoppers.