Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Oxford Crime Report: Wednesday, March 4


Charles Bowie – Sale of a stolen firearm

Charles Lee Bowie
Charles Lee Bowie

On Tuesday, March 3, investigators with the Oxford police department arrested Charles Lee Bowie, 43 years old of Oxford, for sale of a stolen firearm. Officers received a tip that led them to a residence where they recovered a stolen firearm. The investigation then led to discovery that Bowie had the firearm and sold it within his apartment complex. He has been given an initial appearance at the Lafayette County Justice Court where he was given a bond of $5,000.

Oxford police responded to the following incidents: five fire department assists, five motorist assists, four suspicious persons, three disturbances, a petit larceny, and a welfare concern.

Oxford police investigated six wrecks, issued seven traffic citations and made four arrests on the following charges: (2) shoplifting; a careless driving with DUI; and a speeding with possession of drug paraphernalia and a possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

University police responded to the following incidents: an motor vehicle accident at Tad Smith Coliseum; a vehicle stop on Hill Drive; a motor vehicle accident at Northgate Drive; a motor vehicle accident in Women’s Terrance Lot; a computer crime at Sally McConnell-Barksdale Honor College; a defrauding email at Martin Hall; a larceny for auto-parts and accessories on Sorority Row; and a motor vehicle accident on Jackson Avenue Center.

Oxford Fire Department responded to the following calls: a cancelled call at Highland Court Building D; a water leaking into the detector at 1200 Jefferson; a smoke detector activation at Alpha Tau Omega house; a request to reset the fire alarm at 424 South 10th Street; a reported smell of gas but no discovery at The Connection; and an employee was stuck in the elevator no. 9 at Baptist Memorial Hospital.

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