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The Daily Oxford Crime Report for March 24

-2Your Help is Needed: Oxford Police Department officers responded to a burglary at 1:47 a.m. Saturday, at the Texaco at 2018 University Avenue, after an alarm was activated, according to police reports.
While checking the business, officers discovered that someone had pried open the rear door and entered the business. One or more suspects took an undisclosed amount of cash.
The Oxford Police Department asks anyone with information about any crime to please call the Oxford Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 234 – (TIPS) 8477.
Oxford Police Department officers investigated 18 wrecks, issued 106 tickets and made 14 arrests on the following charges: three public drunks; two careless driving, first-offense DUI; no seatbelt, no driver’s license, first-offense DUI; careless driving, no driver’s license, first-offense DUI; first-offense DUI; no seatbelt, child restraint violation, no insurance, possession of drug paraphernalia; speeding, no seatbelt, no insurance; disorderly conduct, petit larceny, malicious mischief; possession of fake ID; domestic violence – simple assault; harassment by electronics and telecommunication.
Officers responded to reports of 21 disturbances, 13 ambulance assists, three fire department assists, motorist assist, 11 alarms, seven welfare concern, six suspicious activity, five suspicious person, two suspicious vehicle, three reckless driving, two lost property, two public drunk, two malicious mischief, open door, unauthorized use of another credit card, animal running at large, improper parking, simple assault, 911 hang-up call, bad check and grand larceny.
The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department reported three accidents, eight alarms, six animal complaints, seven disturbances, one juvenile complaint, one malicious mischief, seven service calls, nine suspicious activities, four welfare concerns, one transport and one trespassing.
The sheriff’s department made three arrests: one child support, Panola County; one state Department of Corrections warrant; one driving with suspended license, expired tag.
University Police Department reported the following incidents this weekend:
Friday, March 21 A disturbance (loud music or noise), suspicious vehicle, traffic assist, two traffic assists, a suspicious person, grand larceny more than $500, larceny, traffic assist, two vehicle stops, one vehicle stop involving disorderly conduct and public profanity, two vehicle stops, a motor vehicle accident with damage, a motor vehicle accident that was a hit and run, three vehicle stops, an intoxicated person, improper equipment vehicle stop.
Saturday, March 22 Improper equipment vehicle stop, ambulance needed, running a stop sign, improper equipment and first-offense DUI, improper equipment, fire reported at Meek Hall, intoxicated person at Alpha Tau Omega, intoxicated driver, possession of paraphernalia and public drunk, suspicious vehicle, two reports of an intoxicated person, a vehicle stop, speed, ambulance needed, assist with traffic at Baseball Field, traffic assist on University Avenue, seatbelt violation, running a stop sign, a disturbance, a fight on Sorority Row.
Sunday, March 23 Speeding, improper equipment, running a stop sign, assault, larceny, ambulance needed, three traffic assists, running a stop sign, speeding, disturbance (loud music or noise).
The Oxford Fire Department responded to the following calls:
Friday, March 21
– Stand by for fireworks at 7:39 p.m., at the Swayze Field baseball game
– Cooking activated a smoke detector at 308 S. 18th Street
– Two smoke detectors malfunctioned at 9:59 p.m., at the Alpha Tau Omega house
Saturday, March 22
– A breaker box shorted out at 12:20 a.m., at Meek Hall
– A smoke detector malfunctioned in a vacant apartment, at 10:46 a.m., at The Village bldg. 130 Apt. 2
– A car wreck knocked over a gas meter at 3:15 p.m., and the first responders stood by for gas company, at Oxford Wheel Estates
– A driver reported flames on a back porch at 6:53 p.m., which turned out to be a grill, at CR 1084 (Old Golf Club Apts.)
Sunday, March 23
– A heat duct detector activated at 8:14 a.m., because water was leaking into it, at Johnson Commons
– Cooking activated a smoke detector at 11:20 a.m., at The Village bldg. 132 apt. 2
– Oxford Police requested the street be washed down after a wreck, at 4:18 p.m., on Highway 6 at West Jackson Avenue
– A grass fire was extinguished at 6:04 p.m., on Veterans Boulevard
All photographs and listings in the Daily Crime Report are provided by law enforcement personnel as a part of the public record, to HottyToddy.com. The persons depicted are not guilty of any crime until conviction by a court of law.

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