Crime Report: Thursday, Sept. 10

Published 11:56 am Thursday, September 10, 2015

Oxford Police

Officers investigated three wrecks, issued 31 tickets and made 21 arrests on the following charges:

Running a red light, minor in possession of alcohol and drug paraphernalia

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Careless driving and DUI

No headlights and DUI

Four for public intoxications and fake ID

Public intoxication, resisting arrest and fake ID

Two for public intoxication

Four for minors in possession of alcohol

Two open containers

No headlights, expired tag and open container

Two for shoplifting

Fake ID, no insurance and DUI



Four suspicious activities

Malicious mischief

Four for careless driving

Fire department assist

Two disturbances

Petty theft

Three welfare checks

Five alarms

Public intoxication

Lost property


Two civil matters

Noise violation

Two animal complaints

University Police

Officers investigated a wreck and the following reports:

Service call


Sheriff’s Department

Deputies investigated one wreck and made three arrests on the following reports:

Family disturbance, trespassing and two counts of simple assault

Trespassing and family disturbance

Family disturbance, simple assault and trespassing



Animal complaint

Petty theft

Six service calls

Welfare check

Seven transports

Two civil matters

Follow up

Two traffic 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:

Resident cooking activated a smoke detector at 7:44 a.m. at Canterbury Crest; no fire

Grease fire activated sprinkler system at 12:29 this morning

General fire alarm at 12:41 this morning at Pitman Hall; no fire

Lafayette County Fire

No activity to report.

County EMS

16 EMS calls were reported in the county.