Monday, February 5, 2018

Salsa's thief caught

The Clinton Police Department issued the following statement and mug shot.


Clinton Police have arrested the suspect in the February 4, 2018 burglary of Salsa’s Mexican Restaurant in Clinton.

On Sunday February 4, 2018 at approximately 02:00 am, Michael Keith Gant made forced entry into the Salsa's Mexican Restaurant located at 509 Springridge Road in Clinton, Mississippi.  The suspect stole the cash register and made off with $300 in cash.

On Sunday evening, Clinton Police arrested 54 y/o Michael Keith Gant of Jackson on one count of business burglary. Michael Keith Gant is in custody of the city of Clinton Police Department and is being held on a $1 million bond.

Gant is described by police as 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 has 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.

18 comments:

Anonymous said...

Jackson Thug!

Anonymous said...

Damn Marshall really let himself go

Anonymous said...

Queso dip bandit.. ay dios mio

Anonymous said...

Apparently, in this age of specialization, he focused his recent career on robbing just Mexican restaurants. Perhaps he should have branched out to Italian and vegan establishments.

Anonymous said...

this is the kind of criminal i wish we could just give 'bus therapy' to --a one way ticket to mexico and no money in his pocket...(he must love the food..)

Anonymous said...

Why only Mexican restaurants? Seems like discrimination to all other NON Mexican restaurants. What does he have against those fine businesses?

Anonymous said...

One of the unmentioned details of being a career criminal is that when you get caught, you get to spend time in jail and have free food, shelter and shower. Money for nothing and your chicks (he-ladies) for free!

Anonymous said...

Damn, it is Marshal Ramsey!

Anonymous said...

Mexican restaurants are cash-rich. They hoard the cash because they have to pay their illegal employees under the table and off the books before the true totals are recorded (see a recent story where ICE agents were busting restaurant workers).

Anonymous said...

True, 2:56 PM! And, what few realize, is that most of those establishments are used for MONEY CLEANING, by drug rings. A local politician started out investigating ONE restaurant of that type, which led to another, and (with the help of various agencies) revealed an entire NETWORK of those restaurants being used as fronts for other more lucrative (but illegal) enterprises.

Anonymous said...

Looks like your average funky Fondrenite.

Anonymous said...

That’s crazy I thought it looked like Marshal to!

Anonymous said...

Shame...1,000,000 bond...he could have murdered in Jtown and been out by now.

Anonymous said...

I think it's that mystery writer on this blog from Meridian. Oh well...we'll need another Sunday space-filler now.

Anonymous said...

I knew that Marshal’s hours at C-L had been cut back, but had not idea it was such a serious financial burden. O’l Runnie over at Mississippi Public Radio had supposedly taken care of Marshal with a radio show. Who knew that it wasn’t enough?

Anonymous said...

Well now we know why so many people get shot during robberies in Jackson and elsewhere by Jackson hood rats.
They can get out of jail much quicker if they kill someone during the robbery than if they just take the money.
Life isn't worth much in Hinds county. The amount of money that might be in the cash register is much more important than the lives of the people working there.

Anonymous said...

When in Hinds Co. you must always remember during your criminal acts...murder someone and get out or possibly not even arrested at all!

Warning to business owners and home owners in Hinds County: do not kill the intruder or you will be Wayne's next cell mate. I don't understand how Jackson, MS is not getting national news coverage for the implementation of a "black nation" that Lumumba and his dad have started. I don't understand how much racism can exist towards caucasians in America right now and so heavily in Jackson, MS and no one does a damn thing about it.

What a beautiful PC world we live in!

Anonymous said...

$1,000,000.00 Bond?

File a Motion for a Speedy Trial!

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