Sunday, January 24, 2021

Crime Report

Lafayette Citizens Can Use Security Systems to Help Fight Crime

Lafayette County businesses and residents can now use their outdoor cameras to help the Lafayette County Sheriff's Department fight crime.

Pandemic Helped to Lesson Some Forms of Crime, But Domestic Violence Went Up in 2020

Oxford Police Chief Jeff McCutchen presented the annual report for the Oxford Police Department to the Board of Aldermen Tuesday, showcasing highlights and data...

Kratom Products Now Banned From Lafayette County

Businesses in Lafayette County selling synthetic opioids, like Kratom, will now have to remove those products from their shelves.

MHP Responds to Three Fatal Wrecks Over New Year’s Weekend

Three Mississippians, including two teens, died on state highways over the New Year's holiday weekend, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

Domestic Disturbance Call Leads to Seizure of 12 Ounces of Meth

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department seize more than 12 ounces of methamphetamine during a domestic disturbance call.

MHP Initiates ‘Home For The Holidays’ Traffic Safety Campaign

The Mississippi Highway Patrol kicked off the 2020 Christmas Travel Enforcement Period with the annual safety awareness initiative titled “Home for the Holidays" last night.

Three Charged in Recent Shooting That Left Two Injured

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department recently arrested three local men for their involvement in an altercation that led to two people being shot and injured.

Oxford Signs Metro Narcotics Unit Interlocal Agreement

The Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit was formed in 1988 under the then-name Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit.

Two Charged With Recent Auto Burglaries in Lafayette County

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department arrested a man and a woman on Tuesday in connection with several vehicle burglaries.

Oxford Couple Face Felony Child Abuse Charge

The Oxford Police Department arrested a local couple Monday for allegedly abusing their children.

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