Thursday, March 23, 2023

Oxford Crime Report: Tuesday, July 12 – Peeping Tom, Grass Fire

NOTE: Oxford police reports include statistics from Monday, July 11, also.

William Holcomb – Peeping Tom

Holcomb, William(Bill)

On Tuesday, July 12, the Oxford police department arrested William Holcomb (84 of Oxford) on charges of being a peeping tom.

On July 9, the Oxford police department took a report from a victim about a male looking through her window. The victim identified the person as Holcomb and that he was her neighbor. The victim asked Holcomb to leave after he invited her over to his house. The victim stated that she told Holcomb “No,” and he began to rub on his crotch in her presence. The victim left her apartment at the time and made a report to the police department about the incident. After being arrested, Holcomb was given a bond of $1,000.

Oxford police responded to the following incidents: nine alarms, seven suspicious activities, four burglaries (Anchorage Road, West Oxford Loop and two on Jefferson Avenue) three motorist assists, three reported DUI drivers, three fire department assists, two disturbances, two welfare concerns, two reported lost wallets, a noise violation, a 911 hang up call, a code violation, a grand larceny, a trespassing, an embezzlement, harassing phone calls, a reported downed power line, a scam, a petit larceny and a recovered missing property.

Oxford police investigated seven wrecks, issued 36 traffic citations and made six arrests on the following charges:
Warrant served
Speeding and minor in possession
Careless driving and DUI (wreck)
No headlights, no seatbelt and DUI
Careless driving, no insurance and DUI
Expired tag and possession of drug paraphernalia

Lafayette Sheriff’s Department responded to the following incidents: seven service calls, five suspicious activities, three accidents, two commercial burglaries (County Road 303), two welfare concerns, two transportations, an animal complaint, a disturbance, a petit larceny, a harassment, a trespassing, a civl matter, a follow-up, a traffic complaint and a natural cause death.

Lafayette Sheriff’s Department made two arrests on the following charges:
Warrant for grand larceny
Careless driving and DUI

University police department responded to the following incidents: three vehicle stops, a moving violation per running a stop sign, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct at Hathorn Road, a service call for an ambulance at Turner Center, a malicious mischief at Lester Hall, and a vehicle wreck at Women’s Softball Field.

Oxford Fire Department responded to the following calls:
Smoke detector activation at 11:46 a.m. caused by workers sanding sheet rock at Alpha Tau Omega house
Grass fire at 1:32 p.m. caused by workers welding but they had it out before fire department’s arrival at The Doman around the cell tower
Cancelled call at 3:32 p.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital
Smoke detector malfunction at 10:54 p.m. at the Ole Miss Student Union

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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