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Oxford Crime Report: Friday – Monday, July 1 – 4: Fireworks in the City, Burglary


The Mississippi Highway Patrol concluded its 2016 Fourth of July enforcement period which began Friday, July 1, at 6:00 p.m. and ended Monday, July 4 at midnight. Throughout the period, MHP issued 7,877 citations with 182 DUI arrests. A total of 131 crashes were investigated including six fatalities and 75 injuries on state, federal highways, and interstate systems. A total of 444 seatbelt citations were issued along with 71 child restraint violations.

Oxford police responded to the following incidents: 17 alarms, 12 disturbing the peace, 10 discharging fireworks in the city, 10 suspicious activity, seven careless driving, five ambulance assists, three burglaries, two electric department assists, two fire department assists, two thefts, two malicious mischief, two counterfeit currency, two littering, two trespassing, two welfare concerns, two motorist assists, a larceny per joy-riding, an open door, an animal complaint, an information report, a domestic violence and a harassing phone call.

Oxford police investigated 11 wrecks, issued 120 traffic citations and made — arrests on the following charges:
Public drunk
Simple assault
Public consumption
Speeding and DUI to first degree
Careless driving and DUI to first degree
No tag and possession of drug paraphernalia
Speeding and possession of drug paraphernalia
Vehicle noise violation and no liability insurance
Malicious mischief, public drunk and failure to comply
Careless driving, suspended driver’s license and warrant served
No liability insurance, no driver’s license and DUI to first degree
Careless driving, possession of drug paraphernalia and DUI to first degree
Seatbelt violation, no liability insurance and a suspended driver’s license
Careless driving, possession of alcohol by minor, fake ID and DUI to first degree
Implied or no tag, no liability insurance, suspended driver’s license and warrant served
Burglary, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of Schedule IV drug, public drunk and fake ID

University police responded to the following incidents:
Friday, July 1
Vehicle stop on Intramural Field Road
Possession of drug paraphernalia at Campus Walk Apartments
Saturday, July 2
(4) Vehicle stops on Jackson Avenue, Chucky Mullins Drive and Hathorn Road
Possession of drug paraphernalia on Hathorn Road
Sunday, July 3
(2) Vehicle stops on Grove Loop and Chucky Mullins Drive
Monday, July 4
(3) Vehicle stops on Intramural Field Road, University Avenue, and All-American Drive
(2) Traffic assists on University of Mississippi campus

Oxford Fire Department responded to the following calls:
Friday, July 1
General fire alarm malfunction at 11:11 a.m. at 133 Greystone
Smoke detector activation at 1:02 p.m. caused by dust from workers cutting brick at Sally McDonnell-Barksdale Honors College
Public assistance at 6:04 p.m. by wetting down dust from repair work on University Avenue betweeen 9th and 10th Street
Saturday, July 2
Report of a diesel spill at 7:07 a.m. on Highway 7 onto Highway 6 – but the call was unfounded as it was actually a water spill
Sunday, July 3
Smoke detector malfunction at 3:43 p.m. at Alpha Omicron Pi house
Monday, July 4
Smoke detector malfunction at 8:02 p.m. at Alpha Omicron Pi house
Fire at 10:21 p.m. at 100 Anchorage Road – a resident was cooking and caught the cabinets and ceiling on fire
Smoke detector malfunction at 11:36 p.m. at Ole Miss Golf Course

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