Crime reports & Emergencies

Published 10:19 am Tuesday, January 2, 2018


  • Friday-Monday


Oxford Police Department

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42 tickets

7 wrecks

2 911 hang-ups

3 ambulance assists

6 animal complaints

1 auto theft

7 careless driving complaints

4 civil matters

1 code enforcement

3 disturbing the peace complaints

4 fire department assists

1 K9 search

2 noise violations

1 phone harassment

1 public drunk

1 shoplifting

11 suspicious activities

1 suspicious person

1 suspicious vehicle

2 trespassing complaints

7 welfare checks



1 DUI and malicious mischief

1 DUI and no headlight

1 DUI, possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, expired tag, careless driving and seat belt violation

1 DUI and speeding

4 public drunks

1 shoplifting, possession of drugs with intent to sell, possession of drugs and possession of a stolen firearm

1 simple assault


Sheriff’s Department


3 wrecks

1 aggravated assault

3 simple assault

13 alarms

1 animal complaints

2 residential burglaries (CR 286, CR 101)

4 disturbances

1 domestic violence

1 petty theft

3 malicious mischief

14 service calls

12 suspicious activities

4 welfare concerns

5 information

1 follow up

5 reckless driving

1 civil matter



1 possession of paraphernalia

1 kidnapping and domestic violence with simple assault

1 aggravated domestic assault

1 possession of controlled substance warrant



University Police


1 loud music

1 traffic citation for speeding

1 service call




How you can help

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



Oxford Fire Department

At 6:16 p.m. Friday to 1406 High Point Condos for smoke detectors malfunctioning

At 6:50 p.m. Friday to 3901 Eagle Cove for an alarm but canceled en route

At 3 p.m. Saturday to CB Webb Building 948 for a person having trouble breathing

At 3:27 p.m. Saturday to The Chancellor House Hotel for a smoke detector malfunctioning

At 9:57 p.m. Saturday to Lafayette Place apartments for a report of smoke after a coffee maker shorted out

At 10:24 a.m. Sunday to Buildings and Grounds for a small fire

At 11:36 a.m. Sunday to the Oxford Conference Center for the smell of gas; no cause found

At 12:31 p.m. Sunday to 1931 W. Jackson Ave. for a car fire

At 9:06 a.m. Monday to Faser Hall on campus for a water flow alarm malfunction

At 1:45 and 7:05 p.m. Monday to the Tri-Delta house for a water flow low-pressure alarm

At 5:10 p.m. Monday to 309 Fazio Drive for a grass fire caused by fireworks

At 7:05 p.m. Monday to the Tri-Delta House

At 7:54 p.m. to The Lyric after a sprinkler head activated

At 8:05 p.m. Monday to Residential House on campus after burned bacon activated a smoke detector


Lafayette Fire Department

At 11:22 a.m. Friday to CR 244 for a pull station alarm

At 1:40 p.m. Friday to 803 Highway 7 North for a grease fire; out on arrival

At 5 p.m. Friday to CR 338 for a car fire

At 8:02 p.m. Sunday to 607 CR 428 for a grass fire caused by fireworks

At 8:55 p.m. to 278 Highway 314 for a false fire alarm

At 11:30 p.m. Sunday to Northpointe Cove for a grass fire caused by fireworks


Lafayette County EMS

47 EMS calls