Crime reports: Christmas week features decline in DUI arrests

For the second straight week, Oxford Police posted almost two-dozen arrests, however this included a decline in DUIs.

According to a compilation of media releases from OPD, police made 21 arrests during the week of the 24th, the same amount of arrests made during the week of the 17th.

Of those arrests, only two were DUIs, which is a decline from the six DUI arrests police made the week of the 17th.

Most of the recorded crime took place over the holiday weekend. During the last two days of the week, OPD made two public drunk arrests.

OPD totaled four public drunk arrests for the week, which made public drunkenness the highest-arrested crime in the week of the 24th.

OPD also issued 132 tickets and recorded 31 accidents, which was lower than the 157 tickets and 40 accidents recorded last week.

News

Jill Stevens named 2024 Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year

News

Tight beef cattle supplies push prices to 10-year high

News

Towing frees for companies on city’s rotation list increased

Business

Planet Fitness offers free summer membership to teens

News

Communicare: Local mental health facility continues to excel

Business

Baptist North Mississippi wins HeartFlow CT Quality Award

Education

Memorialization gathering fcuses on bringing communities together

Crime

Former high school financial secretary guilty of embezzlement

Lafayette County

Bid for final phase of West Oxford Loop Ext. approved

Events

Photo Gallery: Destination Car Show

News

University of Mississippi buys Scruggs home

Garden/Outdoors

Ole Miss grad spent four years helping to address food insecurity

Arts

World Championship Old Time piano playing contest returns to Oxford

Lafayette County

Internet outage caused by a ‘series of unfortunate events’

Education

Magician, puppeteer to perform at library this summer

News

Local authorities gather for police memorial service

Lifestyle

‘No matter what’ Florida attorney returns to Ole Miss to marry

Business

Oxford brewery helps ‘change’ Ole Miss NIL opportunities

News

Family of slain 4-year-old old asks for help to keep killer in prison

Lafayette County

North East Power partners with TVA to donate to area non-profits

Education

Lafayette high school seniors walk the stage Thursday

Education

Pittman Scholarship Awarded

History

DAR chapter celebrating 125th anniversary

Columns

Cofield’s Corner