Thursday, March 23, 2023

Oxford Crime Report: Monday, February 16


Oxford police responded to the following incidents: eight suspicious activities, four alarms, two motorist assists, two animal complaints, two disturbances, two improper parking, harassing phone calls, an ambulance assist, a noise complaint, a fire department assist, and a shoplifting.

Oxford police investigated four wrecks, issued 23 traffic citations and made six arrests on the following charges: (3) shoplifting; careless driving with DUI; careless driving with suspended driver’s license and failure to comply; and a possession of drug paraphernalia.

University police responded to the following incidents: a speeding with a suspended driver’s license on Manning Way, a service call for an ambulance at Union, and a vehicle damaged at University Place.

Oxford Fire Department responded to the following incidents over the President’s Day weekend: people stuck in an elevator at Baptist Memorial Hospital; a smell of smoke with no discoveries at University Math & Science building at 111 W. Jackson Avenue; a smell of smoke caused by a bathroom light at 4319 Mockingbird; a burglar alarm mistaken as fire alarm at 157 Rosemont Loop; an air handling unit duct detector malfunction at Firehouse Subs; all fire detectors went off in an uninhabited house caused by heavy damage to the hot water heater line at 235 Sivley; a bush fire set by teens at a vacant lot on Price Hill; a downed power line arcing at Campus Walk; a report of smell of gas with no discoveries at 400 Vivian; a heating unit shorted out at UPS; a pull station fire alarm activated at University Trails building 6; burned food at Kappa Alpha Order’s house; a power line arcing due to a sagging tree limb at Oxford Neurology Clinic; and a house fire at 1715 Burney Branch.

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