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OPD arrests man for felony false pretense

A Memphis man has been arrested by the Oxford Police Department on a charge of felony false pretense.

On Sept. 27, OPD took a report that a victim has sold a vehicle to Calvin Scott, Jr., 23, of Memphis, Tenn. The vehicle was sold on Sept. 16, 2018.

Scott paid for the vehicle with a cashier’s check in the amount of $13,806.72. However, when the victim went to deposit the check, he was notified that the check was returned.

Scott was taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center and booked for one charge of felony false pretense. He was given a bond of $15,000 by a Justice Court judge.