Crime Report: Friday, Sept. 11

Published 12:00 pm Friday, September 11, 2015


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The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department reported one residential burglary on County Road 198.

Oxford Police

Officers investigated nine wrecks, issued 27 tickets and made 20 arrests on the following charges:

Careless driving, no driver’s license, no insurance and DUI

Three for public intoxication

Noise violation

Two for careless driving and DUI

Careless driving, possession of drug paraphernalia, no insurance, no seat belt and DUI

Three open containers

Three for public intoxication and fake ID

Fake ID

Minor in possession of alcohol and open container

Two for minor in possession of alcohol

Speeding and minor in possession of alcohol


Five suspicious activities

Three noise violations

Public intoxication

Four alarms

Two scams

Two careless driving complaints

Two civil matters

Two welfare checks

Three animal complaints

911 hang-up

Ambulance assist

Two for improper parking

Two disturbances

Petty theft

House burglary (See above)

Malicious mischief

University Police

Officers investigated three wrecks and the following reports:


Six service calls

Vehicle fire

Two vandalism complaints

Citation for possession of beer by person under 21

Possession of drug paraphernalia and no taillights

Intoxicated person

Sheriff’s Department

Deputies made three arrests on the following charges:


Petty theft

Public drunkenness


Two disturbances

Domestic violence

Grand theft

Petty theft


10 service calls

Suspicious activity

Two transports

Grass fire

Unauthorized use of a vehicle

Traffic complaint

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:

Workers sanding sheet rock activated a smoke detector at 2:50 p.m. at 402 North 14th St. No. 3; no fire

Smoke detector malfunction at 3:48 p.m. at the Sigma Pi house on campus; no fire

Vehicle fire at 4:23 p.m. at Crosby Hall on campus; extinguished

Burned food activated a smoke detector at 1:56 this morning at Stockard Hall on campus; no fire

Lafayette County Fire

Firefighters responded to one fire call but details were unavailable this morning.

County EMS

Twelve EMS calls were reported in the county.