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Crime reports 10/19/15

— Friday-Sunday

Oxford Police Department


1 fire assist

18 alarms

14 suspicious activities

13 disturbances

1 malicious mischief

6 welfare checks

3 911 hang-ups

1 scam

4 noise violations

2 civil matters

1 trespassing

2 motorist assists

4 lost properties

1 simple assault

1 harassment

2 petty thefts

2 counterfeit currency

1 credit card fraud

62 traffic citations

9 wrecks


Warrant served

No insurance, fake ID, possession of drug paraphernalia and DUI

No insurance and DUI

2 public intoxications


Shoplifting and warrant served

2 careless driving and DUI

Public Intoxication and Fake ID

No headlights, no insurance and possession of drug paraphernalia and DUI

Possession of drug paraphernalia and running a red light

Sheriff’s Department

Reports unavailable this morning.

University Police


1 welfare check

1 EMS requested due to intoxicated person

2 information reports

4 citations

1 petty theft

1 lost property

4 wrecks

2 harassment complaints


Possession of paraphernalia and possession of marijuana less than 1 ounce

Willful trespassing

Driving while license suspended and disregard for traffic control device

How you can help

To report information about a crime, call Crimestoppers at 662-234-8477.

Oxford Fire Department

Cooking activated a smoke detector at 10:46 a.m. Friday at Pi Beta Phi

Public assist at 1:19 p.m. Friday at 718 Nottingham Drive

Cooking activated a smoke detector at 8:41 a.m. Saturday at Canterbury Crest apartments

Water flow alarm malfunction at 8:58 a.m. Saturday at JP Graphics

Small grass fire at 2:02 p.m. Saturday at 166 Garden Terrace

Cooking activated smoke detector at 10:09 a.m. Sunday at 594 Hathorn Road

Smoke detector malfunction at 3:23 p.m. Sunday at 211 Powers Drive

Smell of smoke reported at 4:50 p.m. Sunday at 3030 Davis Drive after someone turned on the heater for the first time

Smell of smoke at 2:08 this morning at 801 Bickerstaff Drive

Lafayette County Fire

Small grass fire at 1:37 p.m. Sunday on CR 418; extinguished

Grass fire at 9:57 p.m. Sunday on CR 274; extinguished

Lafayette County EMS

25 ambulance calls


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