Oxford Police arrest 3 non-Oxford residents since beginning of February

Oxford Police have arrested three out-of-town residents since the beginning of February from three surrounding Mississippi cities.

Police arrested Olive Branch, Sardis and Batesville residents since February 4th for three different alleged crimes, according to OPD press releases.

SARDIS NATIVE ARRESTED FOR GRAND LARCENY

OPD took a report from a victim on February 15th saying a suspect had allegedly taken the victim’s property. Police were given information that the suspect was in possession of the alleged stolen property while at court.

The victim signed charges, and OPD arrested the suspect on February 17th. Misty Douglas, 37 of Sardis, was charged with grand larceny and transported to the Lafayette County Detention Center.

A Justice Court Judge set Douglas’ bond at $10,000.

OLIVE BRANCH NATIVE ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED BURGLARY

Oxford Police took a report from a burglary victim on February 7th that a person allegedly broke into her house and stole a television.

OPD conducted an investigation, and determined that Martize Wallace, 28 of Olive Branch, allegedly stole the television. Wallace was arrested and transported to the Lafayette County Detention Center.

A Justice Court Judge set Wallace’s bond at $5,000.

BATESVILLE NATIVE ARRESTED FOR CREDIT CARD FRAUD

Oxford Police took a report of credit card fraud on February 4th from a victim, and police began an investigation.

During the investigation, OPD identified Mona Johnson, 40 of Batesville, as the person who allegedly stole the card.

A warrant was issued for Johnson, and was served by Panola County Sheriff’s Department. Johnson was arrested on February 15th, and was transported to the Lafayette County Detention Center.

A Justice Court Judge set Johnson’s bond at $5,000.

SportsPlus

Crime

Reardon sentenced to 2 years in prison for violating probation

Education

Oxford graduate to join Merchant Marines

News

Cow bones discovery temporarily halts construction project

Education

NWCC PTK alumnus lands over $14K in scholarships

Healthcare

All-female rib cooking contest raises $5K for Family Crisis Services

Business

Connie’s Chicken is now open

Lafayette County

Lafayette firefighters tackle home fire

Crime

State, defense ask court to seal Herrington case files

Education

Chronic absenteeism still high in local schools but improving since Covid

News

Oxford leaders approve bids to begin moving utilities for Hwy. 7 project

News

KD’s Fun Day gives back to Oxford

Education

Regents School breaks ground for New Upper School addition

Lafayette County

Former Lafayette student, recent Kossuth graduate killed in wreck

News

Ole Miss’ Jackson Ross selected by the Washington Nationals in 2024 MLB Draft

Lafayette County

Possible rain, lower temps later this week

Education

Library requests $500K+ for 2025 budget; Named fifth busiest in state

Lafayette County

Local leaders weigh in on attempted assassination

Accidents

Oxford, Lafayette school district mourn loss of student, staff member

Business

Tannehill president-elect of Mississippi Bar

News

Oxford retired biologist captures rare white bison on video

Arts

50 years of Faulkner: Conference celebrates half-century of study

Featured Photo

Photo gallery: More than just veggies

News

Simply Clean ribbon cutting

Education

This is tax free weekend for back-to-school items