Thursday, October 1, 2020

Crime Report

Water Valley Teen Charged with Oklahoma Murder

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department has arrested a 19-year-old man from Water Valley who was wanted in connection with an Oklahoma shooting.

Attorney Asks Court for Psych Eval for Kinne in Capital Murder Case

The attorney representing accused killer Matthew Kinne is asking the Lafayette County Circuit Court to grant a psychiatric examination and a hearing to determine if the former police officer is competent to stand trial.

Law Enforcement Warns Public of Deadly Fentanyl Laced Drugs

Local, state and federal law enforcement officials and prosecutors from Mississippi are warning the public about a number of recent drug overdoses and deaths in north Mississippi that have been linked to several street drugs that contain the highly potent and deadly drug fentanyl.

OPD Responds to Drug Overdose Claims on Social Media

The Oxford Police Department has investigated 11 narcotic overdoses so far this year that resulted in the deaths of two people, one that occurred two weeks ago.

Local Woman Charged With Felony Child Neglect

An Oxford woman was arrested recently for felony child neglect.

Husband Accused of Murdering Wife Will Remain In Jail

The Oxford man arrested for shooting and killing his wife Friday has been officially charged with murder.

MHP Reports 7 Fatalities Over Labor Day Weekend; None in Lafayette

The Mississippi Highway Patrol reported seven fatalities on state and federal highways and interstates during the Labor Day weekend.

Oxford Man Charged With Murdering his Wife

An Oxford man has been arrested for the murder of his wife.

One Dead in Domestic Shooting on College Hill Road

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call on College Hill Road Friday after receiving a report of shots being fired.

Oxford Man Charged With Burglary

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department arrested an Oxford man for commercial burglary recently. According...

Abbeville Man Charged with Felony Domestic Violence

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department arrested an Abbeville man Thursday for aggravated domestic violence.

Lafayette County Man Charged With Being a Peeping Tom

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department arrested a man Wednesday for being a “peeping Tom.”

OPD Pledges to Improve Response to Mental Illnesses

The Oxford Police Department has promised to improve their response to those living with mental illness in Oxford by taking part in a pledge that is part of the One Mind Campaign.

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One Dead in Domestic Shooting on College Hill Road

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call on College Hill Road Friday after receiving a report of shots being fired.

Lafayette County Man Charged With Being a Peeping Tom

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department arrested a man Wednesday for being a “peeping Tom.”

Seven Arrested After Wanted Fugitive Found at Oxford Home

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department, along with agents with the Metro Narcotics Unit, arrested seven people recently after a wanted fugitive was found inside a home off Highway 6 West.

Oxford Man Charged With Murdering his Wife

An Oxford man has been arrested for the murder of his wife.