Biloxi PD: Burglary suspect jumps into the Gulf of Mexico to avoid capture

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BILOXI, Miss (WKRG) — A burglay suspect jumped into the Gulf of Mexico to avoid capture.
William Buchholz, 35, is accused of stealing items from a business on Beach Boulevard Thursday.

When Biloxi Police arrived, he ran and dropped goods along the way. As a last ditch effort, he jumped off a pier. Police and the Marine Patrol were able to catch him.

Buchholz is being held in Harrison County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

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