Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Speeding Leads to Felony DUI-Fourth Arrest

The Oxford Police Department arrested an Oxford man for driving under the influence after he ran off the road.

Martin Simmons

On Dec. 15, an officer with OPD clocked a speeding vehicle driving south on Highway 7. The officer turned around and attempted to catch up to the vehicle, but instead found the vehicle in a ditch.

The driver, Martin Simmons, 28, was tested for driving under the influence via a blood warrant. Simmons has at least three prior DUI convictions and has a pending DUI-fourth charge from an Aug. 25 arrest by OPD officers.

Simmons was charged with DUI-Fouth, no insurance, driving while license suspended, speeding and failing to comply with an officer. He was taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he was booked on a $10,000 bond. staff report

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