Crime Report: Tuesday Sept. 22

Published 12:20 pm Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Two face felony shoplifting charges

Two women were arrested Sunday in unrelated incidents for allegedly stealing more than $1,000 worth of items from Walmart.

According to the Oxford Police Department, Charryse Robinson, 27, of Glendora and Markita Calhoune, 22, of Cleveland, were both stopped by Walmart Loss Prevention officers as they excited the Oxford store on Sunday. They were both taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where they were each booked on a $5,000 bond.

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Oxford Police

Officers investigated seven wrecks, issued six tickets and made three arrests on the following charges:

Expired tag and possession of drug paraphernalia

Driving while license suspended and DUI

Warrant served


Fire department assist

Two alarms

Three harassments

911 hang-up

Two malicious mischief complaints

Two motorist assists

Petty theft

Careless driver

Two lost properties

Suspicious activity


University Police

Officers investigated two wrecks and responded to two medical calls.

Sheriff’s Department

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

DUI and disorderly conduct

Circuit Court contempt


Three alarms

Residential burglary

Two service calls

Two suspicious activities

Welfare check


Civil matter


Three 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:

Cooking activated a smoke detector at 1:47 p.m. at The Village; no fire

Curling iron activated a smoke detector at 6:04 p.m. at the Phi Mu house; no fire

Oven element sparking at 8:34 p.m. at 41 Rubin Drive No. 31; no fire

Assistance call at 12:06 this morning at Highland Square; residents locked themselves out of their apartment

Lafayette County Fire

Firefighters responded at 3:27 p.m. to 18 CR 287 for a tractor fire.

County EMS

Thirteen EMS calls were reported in the county.