Crime report: Friday Aug. 28

Published 4:15 pm Friday, August 28, 2015


Two charged with robbery

An Oxford man and woman were arrested Thursday for allegedly trying to rob a man on the side of the road.

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According to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department, at about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, a woman flagged down a car on Highway 7 near Industrial Park Road. A man stopped to see what was wrong. At that time, another man came out and grabbed the alleged victim by the arm and started to rummage through the man’s pockets. After finding nothing, the couple left. They did not have a weapon and no one was hurt.

Charged were Mac Allen Holland, 30 and Amanda McCoy, 30, both of Oxford. They were charged with attempted robbery. They were taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where they are awaiting their first-appearance bond hearing.

Neighborhood Watch

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

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

Oxford Police

Officers investigated eight wrecks, issued 21 tickets and made 19 arrests on the following charges:

— Eight for public intoxication

— Shoplifting and possession of drug paraphernalia

— Careless driving, no tag and DUI

— Petty theft

— Public intoxication, littering and open container

— Fake ID and littering

— Public intoxication and fake ID

— Public intoxication and disorderly conduct

— Embezzlement

— Possession of drug paraphernalia

— Public intoxication and minor in possession of alcohol

Officers investigated the following reports:

— Five suspicious activities

— Six disturbances

— Public intoxication

— Three for improper parking

— Two 911 hang-ups

— Noise violation

— Fire department assist

— Identity theft

— Scam

— Careless driver

— Lost property

— False pretense

— Civil matter

University Police

Officers investigated three wrecks, issued a ticket for speeding, made one arrest for public drunkenness and fake ID and investigated the following reports:

— Service call

— Vandalism

— Warrant served

— Possession of a fake ID

— Larceny

Sheriff’s Department

Deputies investigated one wreck and made five arrests on the following charges:

— Simple assault

— Burglary of a dwelling (indictment warrant)

— Two for attempted robbery (See above)

— Commercial burglary (indictment warrant)

Deputies investigated the following reports:

— Three alarms

— Two animal complaints

— Residential burglary (See above)

— Disturbance

— Three harassment complaints

— Seven service calls

— Suspicious activity

— Welfare check

— Scam

— Two transports

— Civil matter

— Follow up

— Traffic complaint

Oxford Fire Department

Firefighters responded to the following calls:

— Alarm at 9:38 p.m. at the Kappa Kappa Gamma house on campus; no fire

— Resident cooking set off a smoke detector at 6:29 p.m. at The Quarter Condos; no fire

— Smoke detector malfunction at 11:22 p.m. at St. Anthony Hall; no fire

— Air conditioning unit shorting out caused smoke in the house, setting off an alarm at 12:28 this morning at the Phi Kappa Psi house on campus; no fire

Lafayette County Fire

Firefighters responded to a false alarm at 6:32 p.m. at 2206 Long Spur Pointe.

County EMS

Seventeen EMS calls were reported in the county.