Crime Reports: Wednesday Sept 23

Published 12:09 pm Thursday, September 24, 2015

— Wednesday

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 two residential burglaries, with one on Highway 334 and one on Highway 6; and an attempted burglary on Highway 6.

Oxford Police

Officers investigated eight wrecks, issued 27 tickets and made four arrests on the following charges:

Driving while license suspended and DUI

Careless driving and DUI

Two for possession of drug paraphernalia


Seven alarms

Six suspicious activities

Three welfare checks

Three noise violations

Lost property

Motorist assist


Petty theft

Careless driving

Two malicious mischief complaints

University Police

Officers issued three citations, investigated one wreck and the following reports:

Two lost property reports

Informational report

Welfare check

Off campus event

Sheriff’s Department

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

Contempt of court

Disorderly conduct


Three alarms

Two residential burglaries (See above)


Domestic violence

Four petty thefts


Two service calls

Three suspicious activities

Welfare check


Attempted burglary (See above)

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:

Hairspray activated a smoke detector at 10:52 a.m. at the Phi Mu house on campus; no fire.

Smoke detector malfunction at 12:51 p.m. at the North Residential College; no fire.

Smoke detector malfunction at 7:15 p.m. at Lucky Day Residential College; no fire.

Smoke detector malfunction at 9:53 p.m. at Natural Products on campus; no fire.

Lafayette County Fire

No activity to report.

County EMS

Ten EMS calls were reported in the county.