Crime News and Reports

Published 12:00 pm Friday, February 19, 2016

opd-jeremy coleman 3666Marks man nabbed for bad check

The Oxford Police Department arrested a Marks man Thursday for allegedly trying to cash a fraudulent check.

According to reports, Jeremy Coleman was at BancorpSouth in Oxford attempting to cash an allegedly fraudulent check when OPD officers were called. After investigators made contact with Coleman, they found he had cashed other fraudulent checks over the past several days.

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Coleman was arrested and charged with uttering forgery and taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he received a $5,000 bond.




Oxford Police Department


4 alarms

4 suspicious activities

2 ambulance assists

2 malicious mischiefs

1 careless driving

2 welfare checks

2 fire department assists

2 improper parking complaints

1 lost property

1 harassing phone calls

3 scams

1 animal complaint

1 disturbance

45 traffic citations

7 wrecks



1 petty theft, resisting arrest and public intoxication

1 obstructing traffic and DUI

1 failure to comply and public intoxication

2 possessions of drug paraphernalia



Sheriff’s Department


1 wreck

2 animal complaints

1 petty theft

20 service calls

2 suspicious activities

2 welfare concerns

1 trespassing

3 civil matters

1 traffic complaint





University Police


1 wreck

1 larceny

2 service calls

1 citation for speeding

1 citation for no insurance

1 simple assault

1 ambulance assist due to intoxicated person



1 possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of controlled substances

1 possession of drug paraphernalia

1 for public drunkenness


How you can help

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



Oxford Fire Department

At 5 p.m. to Highway 7 South just past Popeye’s Chicken for a truck fire which was extinguished


Lafayette County Fire

No calls


Lafayette County EMS

15 ambulance calls