Man charged with DUI, burglary

Published 7:00 am Wednesday, May 4, 2016



A man has been charged with the burglary of a restaurant after leaving his cellphone and hat at the scene.
Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department Chief Investigator Shane Tucker said detectives were called out to Salem House Restaurant Monday morning at about 9:45 in reference to a possible burglary.
The owner told responding detectives that she arrived at the business to find the doors were left open.
She initially thought one of the employees did not close up the business the previous night, but upon further inspection inside she discovered that a mini fridge, portable air conditioner and stainless pot were missing, Tucker said.
She also found a cellphone and an Atlanta Falcons hat that did not belong to any of her employees.
Tucker said through investigation into the cellphone and hat the detectives established 29-year-old Clint Dysart as a suspect, since the items belonged to him.
Tucker said she discovered that by looking in the phone and finding his Facebook was logged in and found a text to his brother that leads investigators to suspect his truck got stuck during the alleged crime, and requested his brother help pull his truck out.
Tucker said the investigation is looking into whether Dysart’s brother was aware a crime was in progress at that time.
The investigators also determined that Dysart had just been released on bond from the Picayune Police Department after being arrested the night before on a DUI charge, Tucker said.
Dysart’s vehicle was being held at a local towing company due to the DUI arrest. Tucker said the detectives inspected the vehicle, finding the missing items from the restaurant in the truck.
Since Dysart was no longer in the jail, the detectives went to his home, located at 14 Eagle Heights Road, where they found him inside, Tucker said.
Dysart was taken into custody on the charge of commercial burglary.

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