Man charged in Maben home invasion

From Press Reports


An Ocean Springs man faces multiple charges after being arrested Sunday morning in a home invasion near Maben.

Dewayne Antoine Perry, 32, faces charges of burglary of a dwelling, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, simple assault of a vulnerable adult and sexual battery, according to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department.

OCSD deputies arrested Perry after responding about 5:30 a.m. to a residence on Maben-Starkville Road near Maben for a 911 hang-up call. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a burglary in progress, the sheriff’s office stated in a release.

Perry was transported to the Oktibbeha County Jail and was to be arraigned Tuesday in Oktibbeha County Justice Court.