OPD arrests man for felony false pretense

Published 9:50 am Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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.

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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.