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Crime Reports

— Friday-Sunday

Oxford Police Department


13 alarms

16 suspicious activities

5 disturbances

1 grand larceny

1 motorist assist

911 hang-up

1 littering

2 credit card frauds

4 improper parking

4 careless driving

2 petty larceny

8 welfare concerns

1 burglary – McLarty Road

2 harassing phone calls

1 animal complaint

1 code violation

1 malicious mischief

1 lost property

2 noise violations

3 simple assaults

2 shopliftings

51 traffic citations

11 wrecks


1 domestic violence

1 shoplifting

1 careless driving and DUI

1 warrant served

1 public intoxication, resisting arrest and fake ID


1 following too close, no driver’s license, careless driving and DUI

1 obstructing traffic, no driver’s license and no insurance

Sheriff’s Department


3 wrecks

9 alarms

3 animal complaints

7 disturbances

2 petit larceny

3 harassments

9 service calls

3 suspicious activities

2 welfare concerns

2 civil matters

1 traffic stop (felony arrest, see below)

1 fraud

6 traffic complaints

2 follow-ups


1 burglary warrant

1 accessory after the fact, failure to yield to blue lights and careless driving

University Police


1 citation for possession of a fake ID

1 citation for possession of a fake ID and minor in possession of beer

1 wreck

1 traffic citation for speeding and no seatbelt

1 ambulance assist

1 disturbance


1 driving while license suspended with a traffic citation for disregard of traffic control device

1 driving while license suspended with a traffic citation for speeding

1 possession of drug paraphernalia

1 public drunk

1 driving while license suspended with a traffic citation for running stop sign

How you can help

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

Lafayette County Fire

On Saturday at 12:42 p.m. called to 6211 Charleston Court Drive for a fire alarm and no cause was found.

On Monday at 4:14 a.m. called to 278 Highway 314 for a fire alarm and no cause was found.

Lafayette County EMS

28 ambulance calls

Oxford Fire Department

On Friday at 9:56 p.m. called to The Village No. 108 when burned food activated a smoke detector.

On Sunday called to 1075 Augusta Drive for a general fire alarm but no cause was found.


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