Crime Report

Published 12:00 pm Friday, October 23, 2015


Sheriff’s Department


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1 accident

2 alarms

1 animal complaint

2 disturbances

1 petty theft

1 malicious mischief

3 service calls

1 suspicious activity

4 welfare checks

1 transport

1 natural cause death


1 trespassing warrant

Oxford Police Department


2 suspicious activities

2 disturbances

3 noise violations

7 alarms

1 simple assault

1 malicious mischief

1 public intoxication

2 fire assists

1 animal complaint

2 welfare concerns

2 civil matters

1 harassing phone calls

1 911 hang-up

1 credit card fraud

2 vehicle burglaries (Promenade Parkway and Highway 6)

26 traffic citations

5 wrecks


1 open container

1 careless driving and DUI

1 speeding and possession of drug paraphernalia

5 public intoxications

1 domestic violence with simple assault

4 trespassings

1 one headlight and minor in possession

University Police


3 wrecks

2 ambulance assists

3 service calls

1 lost property

2 citations for fake ID


2 possession of a firearm on school property

3 public drunkenness

1 public drunkenness and fake ID

1 DUI, fake ID and driving without headlights

How you can help

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


Oxford Fire Department

At 11:19 a.m. burned food activated a smoke detector at Northgate apartments on campus

At 12:30 p.m. an alarm call at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi that was canceled en route

At 3:30 p.m. an alarm call at Hermitage Gardens was canceled

At 5:34 p.m. smoke in residence was caused by oven cleaner

At 6:28 p.m. smoke detector malfunction at the ATO house on campus

At 7:15 p.m. a hot water element shorted out at 400 Ross Ave.

At 7:47 p.m. a smoke detector malfunctioned at the Thad Cochran Center on campus

At 11:43 p.m. a small grass fire extinguished near the entrance of Wayne Johnson apartments

Lafayette County Fire

At 7:33 a.m. cooking set off an alarm at 447A Highway 7.

Lafayette County EMS

12 ambulance calls