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Oxford woman charged with felony DUI

Following a traffic stop for careless driving last Saturday, an officer with the Oxford Police department arrested Jessica Shorter, 38 of Oxford.

During the stop, which took place on Highway 6 at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 9, the officer suspected Shorter to be under the influence. A DUI investigation was conducted at that time.

During the stop, officers learned that Shorter had at two prior DUI convictions within the last 5 years. She was subsequently arrested for DUI 3rd, careless driving, driving with a suspended driver’s license, and expired tag.

Shorter was transported to the Lafayette County Detention Center and given a bond of $5,000 by a Justice Court Judge.