Gulfport bail bondsman was arrested

Published 10:58 pm Saturday, April 21, 2007

A Gulfport bail bondsman arrested Friday is charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Michael Stan Stewart, 46, was detained when police were called to the scene of a shooting, where one man was shot in the leg during a fight, according to a news release from the Gulfport Police Department.

It was unclear whether Stewart was on the job at the time the shooting occurred.

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He was taken to the Harrison County jail and Justice Court Judge Melvin Ray set his bond at $30,000.