Crime report: Tuesday Aug. 25

Published 3:40 pm Tuesday, August 25, 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 three burglaries with a vehicle burglary at Kangaroo gas station and on Belk Boulevard and residential burglaries on Hathorn Road and at The Mark apartments.

Oxford Police

Officers investigated one wreck, issued 18 tickets and made 12 arrests on the following charges:

— Driving while license suspended, expired tag and DUI

— Possession of drug paraphernalia

— Two disorderly and failure to comply

— Careless driving and DUI

— Public intoxication and possession of a fake ID

— Careless driving and DUI

— Public intoxication and possession of a fake ID

— Public intoxication

— Four minors in possession of alcohol

— Consumption of alcohol on a city street and minor in possession of alcohol

Officers investigated the following reports:

— Improper parking

— Five disturbances

— Noise violation

— Two harassing phone calls

— Petty theft

— Suspicious activity

— Two ambulance assists

— Six alarms

— Three lost properties

— Code enforcement

— Motorist assist

— Malicious mischief

— Three burglaries (See above)

— Careless driving

— Simple assault

— Embezzlement

— Welfare check

University Police

Officers investigated six wrecks and made three arrests on the following charges:

— Driving while license suspended and broken taillight

— Possession of drug paraphernalia

— Public drunkenness, resisting arrest and possession of a fake ID

Officers investigated the following reports:

— Fire alarm

— Suspicious person

— Vandalism

— Service call and ambulance assist

— Stolen bicycle

— Vehicle burglary

Sheriff’s Department

Deputies investigated the following reports:

— Two simple assaults

— Four animal complaints

— Two disturbances

— Harassment

— Juvenile complaint

— Three service calls

— Seven suspicious activities

— Three transports

— Trespassing

— Two civil matters

— Three follow-up reports

— Three traffic complaints

— Identity theft

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:

— Grease fire at 8:55 a.m. at Kroger deli; out on arrival

— Motor on yogurt machine burned up and set off alarm at 8:54 p.m. Tutti Frutti; no fire

— Someone pulled a fire alarm at 1:51 this morning at Minor Hall; no fire

— Smoke detector malfunction at 2:53 and 4:45 this morning at Sigma Nu house on campus; no fire

Lafayette County Fire

Firefighters responded at 8:01 p.m. to Highway 6 West for a wreck but were cancelled en route.

County EMS

Thirteen EMS calls were reported in the county.