As thanksgiving break began this weekend for the Ole Miss students the city’s police began its “Lockout Crime Campaign.” This weekend the officers conducted 150 extra patrols and foot patrols. Reportedly this is the time of year when burglaries pick up.
The Oxford police dept. has made burglary prevention a priority. It will continue the extra patrols as well as foot patrols. The police ask that if you see anyone or anything suspicious in your area to please give them a call. Also, if you have any information regarding burglaries or other crimes to please call CrimeStoppers at 662-234-TIPS–names are not needed, just your information. CrimeStoppers pays cash to people with information.
The Oxford police says thank you and they hope everyone has a great thanksgiving holiday.
Cedric Johnson 30 of Oxford – False Pretense
On Thursday, November 20, 2014, Oxford police officers arrested Cedric Johnson for false pretense after he wrote $16,000 worth of bad checks on a family member. Johnson has been arrested and bond was set at $5,000.
Oxford police responded to the following incidents: 14 suspicious activities, 14 alarms, nine welfare concerns, six noise complaints, five petit larcenies, four careless drivers, three false pretenses, three fire dept. assists, two disturbances, two animal complaints, an ambulance assist, a simple assault, a grand larceny, a harassing phone call, a lost property, a credit card fraud, an 911 open line, a civil matter.
Oxford police investigated 12 wrecks, issued 72 traffic citations, and made 15 arrests on the following charges: (5) careless driving with DUI, (2) DUI, (2) possession of drug paraphernalia, a public intoxication, a speeding with DUI, a warrant served, not having a seatbelt on with a DUI, speeding with a suspended driver’s license and a DUI, and a driver without car tag and car insurance but with a suspended driver’s license.
Oxford police discovered one code violation per the city’s neighborhood ordinance.
University police department’s online crime report website is currently down.
Oxford Fire Dept. responded to the following calls: a report of two small grass fires on Hwy. 6 which Oxford police had extinguished upon firefighters’ arrival, a car fire with a cab of vehicle fully involved at Newk’s parking lot off W. Jackson Ave., a smoke detector malfunction at Sigma Alpha Epsilon house, a smoke detector malfunction at 1016 South 11th St., a report of gas smell when turning stove on but no gas leak discovered at Lenny’s Sub Shop, another smoke detector malfunction at 1016 South 11th St., a dumpster fire at High Point Condos, an activated smoke detector by cooking bacon at Stewart Hall 1st floor living room, and a sprinkler system tamper switch malfunction at Kappa Sigma house.
All photographs and listings in the Oxford Daily Crime Report are provided by law personnel to HottyToddy.com as part of the public record. All persons depicted are innocent of charges until convicted by a court of law.
Oxford Daily Crime Report: Friday – Sunday, Nov. 21-23
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