Crime Report: Wednesday Sept. 16

Published 12:00 pm Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Oxford Police

Officers investigated seven wrecks, issued 37 tickets and made nine arrests on the following charges:

Disturbing the peace and public intoxication

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Expired tag, no insurance, driving while license suspended and DUI

Two for open container

No driver’s license and no insurance

Driving while license suspended

Fake ID

Driving the wrong way on a one-way street, no insurance, driving while license suspended and DUI

No seat belt and possession of drug paraphernalia


Code violation

Suspicious activity

Four disturbances

Welfare check

Lost property

Noise violation

Fire department assist

911 hang-up

Three malicious mischief complaints

Two alarms

Two scams

Careless driving

Petty theft

Lost property


University Police

Officers investigated a wreck and the following reports:

Three service calls

Two lost property reports


Two larcenies


Sheriff’s Department

Deputies investigated one wreck, made one arrest for possession of a controlled substance and investigated the following reports:

Simple assault


Petty theft


Juvenile complaint

Service call

Suspicious activities

Welfare check


Two information reports

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:

A paper towel in the bathroom at the pavilion at Stone Park was on fire at 6:56 p.m.; extinguished

Burned food activated an alarm at 11:25 p.m. at Northgate apartments; no fire

Lafayette County Fire

Firefighters responded to the following calls:

Assisted with a controlled burn at 2:16 p.m. at 46 County Road 161

Fire alarm at 6:46 p.m. at 58 CR 511; no fire

Structure fire at 7:30 p.m. at 37 CR 372; fire was contained to one room and extinguished

Fire alarm at 7:29 this morning at Wellsgate; canceled en route

County EMS

Nine EMS calls were reported in the county.