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Oxford Police: 10 overdose deaths have occurred in last six months

The Oxford Police Department reported on Thursday that 10 people have died from drug overdoses in the LOU Community in the last six months. Since ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for Commercial Burglary

An Oxford man was arrested by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department on April 15, after allegedly breaking into a storage unit. Investigators with the Lafayette ... Read more

3 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Jackson man arrested for attempting to sell stolen ATV

A Jackson man is facing a felony charge after selling a stolen all-terrain vehicle. On April 13, investigators with the Oxford Police Department received information ... Read more

4 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Man arrested for stealing car while owner was inside store

A Hernando man was arrested for stealing a car over the weekend – while the car’s owner was inside a convenience store. On April 11 ... Read more

6 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford man arrested after soliciting minor in CPS custody

An Oxford man was arrested after he got caught requesting sexual favors from a child in custody of Child Protective Services. The minor, who was ... Read more

6 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Two arrested for prostitution of minor after shooting at Oxford Super 8

A recent call reporting shots fired near the Super 8 Hotel in Oxford led to two individuals being arrested for prostitution of a minor. On ... Read more

6 days ago by Anna Guizerix.

Local teachers accused of sex crimes have trial dates continued, again

Two local teachers who are facing felony charges related to separate sex crimes involving students have once again had continuances allowed for their respective trials. ... Read more

7 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley man charged with Grand Larceny

A Water Valley man is facing a felony charge after allegedly stealing a couple of items, including a truck. On April 7, investigators with the ... Read more

7 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Como man arrested for Grand Larceny

A Como man is facing a felony charge after allegedly stealing equipment. On April 8, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested Corey Parmenter, ... Read more

7 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Child predator investigation leads to arrest of Olive Branch man

An Olive Branch man is behind bars following an undercover operation by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. On April 6, Investigators with the Lafayette County ... Read more

1 week ago by Anna Guizerix.

Rap group connected to 2020 Panola murders detained in Batesville

Officers from both the Panola County Sheriff’s Office and the Batesville Police Department assisted multiple state agencies in a roadblock to stop several vehicles being ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jeremy Weldon.

Oxford woman arrested after newborn tests positive for amphetamines

An Oxford woman was arrested after an infant in her care tested positive for drugs. On March 8th, 2021, an Oxford Police Department investigator was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Suspects identified in shooting at Archive Apartments

Two suspects have been identified following a shooting that took place at The Archive apartment complex on Thursday. At approximately 2:09 p.m. on March 18, ... Read more

1 month ago by Anna Guizerix.

Two suspects in custody following shooting at The Archive apartments

The Oxford Police Department is still investigating a shooting that took place at The Archive apartment complex on Thursday. At approximately 2:09 p.m. on March ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley man arrested for forged checks

A Water Valley man is facing felony charges after forging checks. On Dec. 29, 2020, the Oxford Police Department took a report from a victim ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Pontotoc woman arrested after art theft

An undercover operation by the Oxford Police Department resulted in a woman facing felony charges for attempting to sell stolen artwork. On March 12, investigators ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested on domestic violence charge

On March 11, officers with the Oxford Police Department arrested Jack Roy, 19 of Oxford, for Domestic Violence Aggravated Assault. Roy was given a $15,000 ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man charged with possession of 20 counts of child pornography

An Oxford man is facing felony child pornography charges following an investigation by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. On March 11, investigators with ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for felony DUI

An Oxford man was charged with DUI 4th after running a red light on University Avenue.  On March 6, Robert Hawks, 44, was stopped by the Oxford ... Read more

1 month ago by Anna Guizerix.

Indiana man charged with rape in connection to 2013 sexual assault case

A seven-year investigation into an assault case ended with an Indiana man facing a felony rape charge. On Oct. 20, 2013, the Oxford Police Department ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Arrests made in mTrade Park soccer field vandalism

Two men are facing felony charges for their alleged involvement in the vandalism of the mTrade Park soccer fields last week. On Feb. 24, investigators ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Aldermen approve $10 increase to Municipal Court fines

Anyone facing a fine with Oxford’s Municipal Court will soon see a slight increase in their total. The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved a request ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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