Homelessness is not a crime. However, these are the most common reasons that homeless people are arrested in Hattiesburg:
- Wandering or strolling about in idleness in public places, for the larger portion of their time Interfering with patrons at businesses
- Walking/sitting and consuming alcoholic beverage
- Sitting on public/business property for long periods of time
- Approaching and begging from a stranger.
This is not intended to list every reason you can be arrested; IT is meant to help you avoid illegal behaviors.