Crime Reports and Emergencies

Published 9:23 am Thursday, November 9, 2017

— Wednesday


Oxford Police Department

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22 tickets

10 wrecks

1 911 hang-up

2 alarms

1 careless driving

2 disturbing the peace complaints

1 domestic disturbance

1 false pretense

3 fire department assists

1 motorist assist

1 other agency assist

1 petty theft

1 shoplifting

5 suspicious activities

1 suspicious person

1 theft from a vehicle

1 welfare check



2 public drunks

1 public drunk and disturbing the peace

2 DUIs and driving the wrong way on a one-way street

1 open container

1 possession of drug paraphernalia, fake ID and speeding

2 warrants served


Sheriff’s Department


2 wrecks

3 alarms

1 disturbance

3 harassments

7 service calls

2 suspicious activities

3 welfare concerns

1 traffic complaint

1 civil matter






University Police


1 wreck

3 university citations for possession of alcohol by a person under 21



1 possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of alcohol by a person under 21 and fake ID

1 possession of drug paraphernalia


How you can help

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



Oxford Fire Department

At 10:16 a.m. to 210 S. 5th St. after workers activated a smoke detector

At 3:08 p.m. to 135 Rosemont Loop after a resident left something on the stove activating a smoke detector

At 4:22 p.m. to Oxford Wheel Estates for the smell of smoke after a dryer element shorted out melting some plastic causing smoke

At 7:05 p.m. to 2307 W. Jackson Ave. for a two-car wreck

At 7:57 p.m. to Courthouse Square for Christmas lights shorting out and arcing

At 11:21 p.m. to Chi Psi house on campus for a smoke detector malfunction

At 5:15 a.m. to The Blake to help lift a resident


Lafayette County Fire

No calls


Lafayette County EMS

8 ambulance calls