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Crime News and Reports

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.

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

 

opd-nicholas brown 3333WingStop burglar caught

The Oxford Police Department arrested a man Wednesday they claim is responsible for a burglary at the Wingstop on West Jackson Avenue. Investigators served an arrest warrant on Nicholas Brown and charged him with one count of commercial building. He was taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he was booked on a $5,000 bond.

 

 

 

 

—Thursday

 

Oxford Police Department

Reports

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

 

Arrests

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

1 DUI

 

Sheriff’s Department

Reports

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

 

Arrests

None

 

University Police

Reports

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

 

Arrests

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.

 

Emergencies

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