Monday, January 30, 2023

Oxford Crime Report: Thursday, June 23 – Burglary, Credit Card Fraud


Authur Carrothers – Burglary

Carrothers, Authur

On Thursday, June 23, Oxford police department arrested Authur Carrothers (54 of Oxford) for burglary of the public library. On June 19, 2016, the Oxford police received a call in regards to a burglary at the Oxford-Lafayette Public Library. The investigators later retrieved video from the library to view the burglary. Pictures of the suspect was lifted from the video and placed on the Oxford Police Department’s Facebook page. Carrothers then turned himself in and confessed to breaking into the library. His bond was set at $10,000.

Oxford police responded to the following incidents: seven disturbances, six suspicious activities, four alarms, two petit larcenies, a welfare concern, a shoplifting, a complaint of lost property, a domestic violence and a credit card fraud.

Oxford police investigated four wrecks, issued 31 traffic citations and made 10 arrests on the following charges:
(3) Shoplifting
Open container
Public intoxication
Possession of fake ID
Leaving the scene of an accident and DUI
One headlight and suspended driver’s license
No seatbelt, suspended driver’s license and no insurance
Switched tag, suspended driver’s license and no insurance

University police responded to the following incidents: two vehicle stops, service call for an ambulance at the Grove, a willful trespassing at J.D. Williams Library, and a credit card fraud off-campus.

Oxford Fire Department responded to the following calls:
Burned popcorn at 7:58 a.m. at Brevard Hall
Wreck at 1:06 p.m. where the fire department had to pop open the door to extricate from the wreck at University Avenue at Kangaroo Express
(June 24)
Smoke detector alarm malfunction at 12:31 a.m. at Pittman Hall
Smoke detector malfunction at 5:42 a.m. at National Center of Natural Products

All lists and reports on Oxford Crime Report are provided by law personnel to as part of the public record. All persons depicted are innocent until convicted by a court of law.

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