Saturday, February 4, 2023

The Daily Crime Report for March 31

During the weekend, Oxford Police Department investigated 10 wrecks, issued 29 tickets and made 17 arrests, on the following charges: three public drunks; two possession of alcohol by a minor; two careless driving, first-offense DUI; speeding, first-offense DUI; leaving the scene of an accident, first-offense DUI; no headlights, first-offense DUI; no headlights, second-offense DUI; one headlight, possession of alcohol by a minor; open container; disorderly conduct; simple assault; shoplifting; and littering.
Oxford Police also reported 14 disturbances, 10 alarms, eight ambulance assists, two fire department assists, motorist assist, four welfare concerns, three civil matter, three malicious mischief, three suspicious activities, suspicious person, two harassing phone calls, two simple assaults, two lost property, recovered property, two petit larceny, two grand larceny, two trespassing, trespass less than larceny, two code enforcement violation – inoperable vehicle and parking, code enforcement violation – junked vehicles and parking, code enforcement violation – dumping, cyberstalking, animal running at large, improper parking, unauthorized use of another credit card and residential burglary – Frontage Road.
The University Police Department responded to the following calls this weekend:
Friday, March 28 Two running a stop sign, intoxicated driver, two suspicious vehicles, two traffic assists, malicious mischief at the Student Union, two seatbelt violations, four speeding, three vehicle stops, two motor vehicle accidents and two running a stop sign.
Saturday, March 29 Suspicious vehicle and possession of paraphernalia; speeding, first-offense DUI and public drunk; speeding, no insurance and a child restraint violation; public drunk at the Sigma Pi fraternity, three speeding, one seatbelt violation, driving on the wrong side of the roadway, ambulance needed, intoxicated person, larceny, speeding and driving without headlights.
Sunday, March 30 Speeding, littering and suspended license and no implied consent; two running a stop sign, suspicious person, two petit larceny, intoxicated person, speeding, a disturbance, a hit-and-run accident at The Ridge and larceny.
The Oxford Fire Department responded to the following calls:
Friday, March 28 – A heat detector activation in the kitchen, at the Inn At Ole Miss, at 2:37 p.m. – General fire alarm malfunction, at Baptist Memorial Hospital, at 12:41 p.m.
Saturday, March 29 – Someone discharged a fire extinguisher and threw it in the hot tub as a prank, at The Hub, Building No. 4, at 12:22 a.m. – A smell of smoke came from an HVAC unit that was going bad, at 602 S. Lamar, at 1:28 p.m. First responders turned the breaker off to the unit. – Someone blew out a candle and activated the smoke detector, at the Alpha Tau Omega house, at 1:59 p.m.
Sunday, March 30 – Burned popcorn activated a smoke detector, at Stewart Hall Room No. 320, at 9:23 p.m.
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