Saturday, December 2, 2023

Oxford Women Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Scratch-Off Lotto Tickets

Sincere Swims Preshaye Hearn

Two local women were arrested and charged with stealing scratch-off Lottery tickets.

According to the Oxford Police Department, on Jan. 5, officers were dispatched to a business in the 100 block of Thacker Road for a report of embezzlement.

After an investigation, Preshaye Hearn, 20, and Sincere Swims, 20, both of Oxford were arrested and charged with embezzlement for allegedly stealing scratch-off tickets from the business.

Hearn and Swims were both taken before a Lafayette County Justice Court judge for their initial
bond hearing and they were each issued a $5,000 bond.