Crime report: Monday Aug. 24

Published 3:32 pm Monday, August 24, 2015


Neighborhood Watch

A listing of local burglaries supplied by law enforcement agencies to warn residents to take extra security precautions:

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— The Oxford Police Department reported two residential burglaries with one at Lexington Pointe apartments and another at University Trails apartments.

— The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department reported one residential burglary on Highway 7 South.

Oxford Police

Officers investigated 22 wrecks, issued 78 tickets and made 51 arrests on the following charges:

— Six for possession of drug paraphernalia

— Five warrants served

— 11 for public intoxication


— Eight for consumption of alcohol on city streets

— Seven for minors in possession of alcohol

— Public intoxication and consumption of alcohol on city streets

— Speeding and possession of drug paraphernalia

— No driver’s license, no insurance and no seat belt

— Vagrancy

— Two for careless driving and DUI

— Domestic violence with simple assault

— Possession of less than 30 grams of marijuana

— Noise violation and DUI

— Driving the wrong way on a one-way street and DUI

— Reckless driving and DUI

— Public intoxication and possession of a fake ID

— Speeding, no insurance and driving while license suspended

Officers investigated the following reports:

— Seven alarms

— Three harassment complaints

— Two fire department assists

— Six for improper parking

— Six welfare checks

— 11 suspicious activities

— Six careless driving complaints

— 10 disturbances

— Six petty thefts

— Two burglaries (See above)

— Two simple assaults

— Two motorist assists

— Three recovered properties

— Six noise violations

— Three malicious mischief complaints

— Identity theft

— Two lost property reports

— Two 911 hang-ups

— Littering

— Two civil matters

— Trespassing

— Credit card fraud

University Police

Officers issued 14 tickets, investigated one wreck and made six arrests on the follow charges:

— Possession of drug paraphernalia

— Possession of beer by person under 21

— Driving while license suspended and disregard of a traffic control device

— Three for public drunkenness

Officers investigated the following reports:

— Four service calls

— Trespassing

— Vandalism

— Larceny

Sheriff’s Department

Deputies investigated five wrecks and made eight arrests on the following charges:

— Two for simple assault and trespassing

— Simple assault on a minor

— Out-of-county warrant

— DUI refusal and possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle

— Conspiracy to commit a crime

— Simple assault, trespassing and disturbing the peace

— Simple assault

Deputies investigated the following reports:

— Two alarms

— Four animal complaints

— Residential burglary (See above)

— Six disturbances

— Petty theft

— Three harassment complaints

— Three traffic complaints

— Trash dumping complaints

How you can help

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

Oxford Fire Department

Firefighters responded to the following calls:

— Report of a vehicle fire at 10:44 a.m. Friday at South Lamar Boulevard and Hooper Hollow; no fire

— A vaporizer pen activated an alarm at 3:44 p.m. Saturday at 906 Muirfield Drive; no fire

— Someone pulled a fire alarm as a prank at 11:43 p.m. Saturday at The Hub; no fire

— Wreck with entrapment at 10:16 a.m. Sunday at Cash Saver; helped remove patient

— Hairspray activated a smoke detector at 2:35 and 2:54 p.m. Sunday at the Phi Mu house on campus; no fire

— Kitchen fire at 12:41 this morning at Oak View apartments; extinguished

Lafayette County Fire

Firefighters responded to the following calls:

— Smell of smoke at 2:55 p.m. Saturday at 214 Sand Hill Drive; nothing found

— Structure fire at 7:33 p.m. Saturday at 118 County Road 313; extinguished

County EMS

Twenty-nine EMS calls were reported in the county.