Crime Report: Tuesday, Sept 22

Published 12:05 pm Wednesday, September 23, 2015


Neighborhood Watch

A listing of local burglaries supplied by law enforcement agencies to warn residents to take extra security precautions:

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The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department reported one residential burglary on County Road 521; two vehicle burglaries with one on Highway 328 and one in Hurricane Hills; and one commercial burglary on Highway 6 East.

Oxford Police

Officers investigated nine wrecks, issued 16 tickets and made eight arrests on the following charges:


Public intoxication

No headlights, minor in possession of alcohol and possession of drug paraphernalia

Speeding and DUI

Possession of drug paraphernalia and fake ID

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Running a stop sign and possession of drug paraphernalia

Driving while license suspended


Sheriff’s department assist

Two suspicious activities

Ambulance assist

911 hang-up

Careless driving

Improper parking lost property

Harassing phone call

 University Police

Officers investigated two wrecks made two arrests for possession of drug paraphernalia and investigated the following reports:


Medical assist

Petty theft

Sheriff’s Department

Deputies made four arrests on the following charges:

Harassing phone calls

Out-of-jurisdiction warrant for sexual battery

Domestic violence with simple assault

Indictment warrant for burglary


Two alarms

Commercial burglary (See above)

Two vehicle burglaries (See above)

Residential burglary (See above)

Two disturbances

Domestic violence

Petty theft


Juvenile complaint

16 service calls

Two suspicious activities

Two welfare checks

Two scams


Civil matter


Follow up

How you can help

To report information about a crime, call Crimestoppers at 662-234-8477.


Oxford Fire Department

Firefighters responded at 12:48 p.m. to Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi for a fire alarm but were canceled en route.

Lafayette County Fire

Firefighters responded at 6:53 p.m. to County Road 5020 for a grass fire and extinguished the fire.

County EMS

Ten EMS calls were reported in the county.