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Canton man arrested after attempted carjacking

A Canton man is facing a carjacking charge following an incident on Jackson Avenue this past weekend. On Oct. 24, officers with the Oxford Police ... Read more

1 day ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Police Department participating in National Drug Take Back Day

For those who have unwanted or unused prescription drugs they would like to dispose of, the Oxford Police Department will take them off their hands ... Read more

6 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for statutory rape

An Oxford man is facing a rape charge following an incident earlier this week. On Oct. 19, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for domestic violence

An Oxford man is facing an aggravated assault and domestic violence charge. On Oct. 19, officers with the Oxford Police Department were sent to Baptist ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Corinth man arrested for armed robbery

A Corinth man is facing a robbery charge after attempting to rob a woman of money. On Oct. 19, an officer with the Oxford Police ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for child abuse

An Oxford man is facing child abuse charges following a notification by Child Protective Services to the authorities. On Oct. 1, investigators with the Oxford ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for touching a minor for lustful purposes

An Oxford man was arrested following reports of a child being touched inappropriately. On Oct. 12, officers were sent to the 900 block of Molly ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Shannon man arrested for stealing Oxford City property

A Shannon man is facing a theft charge after stealing City of Oxford property. On Oct. 14, officers with the Oxford Police Department were contacted ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Four Jackson men arrested in armed robbery case

All four suspects are in custody following an armed residential robbery that took place early Tuesday morning. At approximately 2:35 a.m., officers with the Oxford ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford police searching for armed robbery suspect

The Oxford Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection with an armed residential robbery that took place early Tuesday morning. At approximately 2:35 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Ridgeland man arrested in connection with home invasions

A Ridgeland man is currently in custody at the Lafayette County Detention Center in connection to a couple home invasions in Oxford. On Oct. 11, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lee County residents arrested in connection with Oxford burglaries

Four residents of Lee County are facing charges in relation to a string of vehicle burglaries in Oxford, according to the Oxford Police Department. On ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for cyber stalking

An Oxford man is facing a stalking charge due to continuing to make threats to someone via social media. On Oct. 3, officers with the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested on false pretense charge

An Oxford man is facing a false pretense charge following a truck repair that was not properly completed. On Sept. 28, an affidavit was filed ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested on molestation charge

An Oxford man is facing a charge of molesting a child following an arrest last week. On Oct. 1, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Search for fugitive leads to multiple arrests by Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department

Seven people are facing multiple charges ranging following an investigation involving a wanted fugitive earlier this week. On Sept. 22, investigators with the Lafayette County ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley man arrested in connection to Oklahoma murder

A report of a careless driver resulted in a Water Valley man being arrested in connection to a murder in Oklahoma. On Sept. 18, Lafayette ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Kinne’s attorney requests psychiatric evaluation in capital murder case

The lawyer for Matthew Kinne, the former Oxford Police officer charged with capital murder, has requested a psychiatric evaluation and competency hearing on behalf of ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Local law enforcement agencies speak out against Initiative 65

A major issue in Mississippi on November’s ballot is the proposition to legalize medical marijuana with Initiative 65 and Initiative 65A. During a press conference ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Police Department has responded to 11 overdose calls this year

On Wednesday, the Oxford Police Department released how many overdoses they have responded to in 2020 and how many of those calls have turned fatal. ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford woman arrested on child neglect charges

An Oxford woman is facing child neglect charges after being arrested last week. On Sept. 3, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested Wendy ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man formally charged with murder in College Hill shooting, bond revoked

An Oxford man has been formally charged with murder in connection to a fatal shooting that took place in the College Hill area last Friday. ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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