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Water Valley man arrested for auto burglary

The Oxford Police Department received a call on July 6 at approximately 7:08 a.m. regarding an auto burglary that occurred at the Three Way Grocery at the intersection of Molly Bar Road and North Lamar Boulevard.

After reviewing security camera footage, officers were able to identify the suspect as Sammie Gross, 39, of Water Valley. That afternoon, an officer spotted Gross on Pegues Road, where the two engaged in a brief chase on-foot before the officer arrested Gross.

Gross was transported to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he was booked for auto burglary. He was given a bond of $10,000 by a Justice Court judge.