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Former Ole Miss student convicted of killing University police officer released from prison

After serving 14 years of a 20-year sentence, Daniel Cummings is no longer in prison. Cummings was released from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman ... Read more

1 day ago by Jake Thompson.

Two arrested by Oxford Police in connection to College Hill Road burglaries

Two people are facing felony burglary charges following an investigation into a string of thefts in the College Hill Road area. On Jan. 14, the ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Kosciusko man arrested for allegedly assaulting Uber driver

A Kosciusko man is facing assault charges after an altercation with an Uber driver last year. On Oct. 25, 2020, an officer with the Oxford ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Sheriff’s Department looking for suspects in attempted burglary of Abbeville Mini Mart

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect in connection with an attempted robbery of the Abbeville Mini ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Opioid overdoses on the rise, says Lafayette County Metro Narcotics

A trend of increased opioid overdoses in 2020 has continued into the new year, according to a statement released by the Lafayette County Metro Narcotics ... Read more

1 week ago by Anna Guizerix.

Armed and dangerous Lafayette County man wanted in Panola County

Panola County Sheriff’s deputies, with help from several other agencies, are searching for a Lafayette County man in connection to multiple crimes. Anthony Sims, Sr., ... Read more

1 week ago by Anna Guizerix.

Surveillance camera program launched by Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department

Lafayette County businesses and residences with outdoor surveillance cameras can now partner with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department in a new program. The Security Registration ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Domestic violence up in 2020, says Oxford Police Department’s annual report

Crime was down in the City of Oxford during 2020 in some categories, while other crimes saw an increase due to the strains of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette County couple arrested for trafficking methamphetamine, domestic violence

A domestic dispute in Lafayette County led to the arrest of two individuals and the confiscation of several ounces of methamphetamine. On Dec. 26, the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Three men arrested and charged with assault following shooting

Three Water Valley men are facing assault charges following an incident that involved a shooting, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. On Dec. 20, ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Two arrested on child abuse charges

Two people are facing charges following an investigation by Child Protective Services. On Dec. 14, the Oxford Police Department arrested Brooke Anna Austin, 20 of ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Two arrested in connection with auto burglaries

Two people are in custody and facing charges in connection with a string of auto burglaries. On Dec. 13, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for domestic violence

An Oxford man is facing domestic violence charge following an incident earlier this month. On Dec. 12, deputies with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested on burglary charge

An Oxford man is facing a burglary charge after breaking into a residence earlier this month. On Dec. 14, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Eighth suspect charged in Highland Square homicide

After turning himself in, a Charleston, Miss., man is facing multiple charges in connection to last month’s fatal shooting in the Highland Square area. On ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

7th Highland Square Homicide suspect turns himself in, 8th suspect at-large

UPDATE 4:30 p.m. Dec. 11, 2020: Caryale Dogan has turned himself in, according to OPD’s social media. An additional arrest has been made in the ... Read more

1 month ago by Anna Guizerix.

County Crime Briefs: Felon in Possession, Grand Larceny, Commercial Burglary

Lafayette County man arrested for possession of weapon by a felon A Lafayette County man was arrested on Dec. 4 for being a felon in ... Read more

1 month ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford Police release body cam footage, information in Officer-Involved Shooting

A standoff at The Mark Condominiums in Oxford ended Wednesday night in an officer-involved shooting. On Thursday afternoon, Oxford Police Chief Jeff McCutchen released a ... Read more

1 month ago by Anna Guizerix.

Standoff ends with shots fired at The Mark Condominiums

UPDATED Thursday, Dec. 10 at 12:35 a.m.– A standoff at The Mark Condominiums in Oxford ended Wednesday night in an officer-involved shooting. Officers with the ... Read more

1 month ago by Anna Guizerix.

Active Standoff at the Mark Condominiums

UPDATE 11:45 p.m.: The standoff situation has ended with shots fired. Click here to read more. An active standoff is taking place Wednesday night on ... Read more

1 month ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford man arrested for attempt to pass fake check

An Oxford man is facing a felony charge after writing a bad check. On Dec. 7, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested Blake ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Six arrested in connection with fatal shooting at Highland Square

Six individuals are facing felony charges in connection with the fatal shooting that took place in the Highland Square neighborhood last month. On Nov. 30, ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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