Crime reports 9/17/15

Published 12:00 pm Thursday, September 17, 2015


Oxford Police

Officers investigated three wrecks, issued 40 tickets and made 12 arrests on the following charges:

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3 careless driving & DUI

No tag light, no insurance & possession of drug paraphernalia

Public intoxication

Public intoxication & fake ID

No tag light & possession of drug paraphernalia

Warrant served

Cutting corner & open container

Suspended driver’s license & possession of Schedule III narcotics

No tag, fake ID & MIP

MIP & fake ID

Speeding & possession of drug paraphernalia


6 suspicious activities

Recovered property

Noise violations

5 alarms

4 disturbances

Public intoxication

4 careless driving

Welfare concern

3 motorist assists



Burglary – El Mariachi (Auto)

Malicious mischief

University Police

Officers reported the following for Thursday September 17:

Auto burglary

2 medical assists

Vandalism to vehicle

False Pretense

Accident hit and run

Arrest for driving wrong way on one-way street/possession of drug paraphernalia

Simple assault/domestic violence

Sheriff’s Department

Deputies investigated two wrecks and made five arrests on the following charges:

Simple assault

Harassing phone calls

Driving with no license and no insurance

Simple assault

Burglary warrant


Two alarms

Two animal complaints

Two disturbances


10 service calls

Three suspicious activities

Four welfare checks

Two transports

Civil matter

Traffic stop

Two traffic complaints

Follow up

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:

Smell of smoke reported at 4:51 p.m. at the FedEx Center construction site; likely cause was an air conditioning belt

Air conditioning leaked into a smoke detector causing it to activate at 2 this morning at Oxford Health and Rehab; no fire

Lafayette County Fire

Firefighters responded to the following calls:

EMS assist at 10:15 a.m. on County Road 452; cancelled

Structure fire at 10:32 a.m. at 502 Canter Cove; extinguished

Fire alarm at 4:21 p.m. at 3 Park Drive Ext. in Abbeville; canceled

Controlled burn at 4:50 p.m. on CR 370; cancelled

Rekindle at structure fire at 8:46 p.m. at 502 Canter Cove; extinguished

County EMS

Twelve calls were reported in the county.