Friday, September 25, 2020

Crime Report

OPD Issues 13 Citations for Social Gathering Violations

The weekend before classes started back up at the University of Mississippi kept local police officers busy.

OPD Breaks Up Car Burglary Bunch, Finds Several Stolen Guns

The Oxford Police Department arrested several people and discovered multiple stolen firearms after patrol officers happened upon a vehicle burglary in progress Wednesday.

Oxford Man Charged With Molesting Child, Sexual Battery

An Oxford man was arrested recently for several counts of sexual battery on a child.

Man Charged With Having Stolen Gun

A local man was arrested Wednesday for being in possession of a stolen gun.

Paris Man Charged With Failure to Register as Sex Offender

The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department arrested a Paris man recently for failing to register as a sex offender.

Two Miami Men Arrested by OPD for Credit/Debit Card, ATM Scams

The Oxford Police Department, working with other Mississippi law enforcement agencies, arrested two men recently...

$108K Reward Offered in Shooting Death of MHP Lieutenant

Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Agents are investigating a shooting that took the life of an off-duty state trooper in Jefferson County.

Oxford Police Release Sketch of Sexual Assault Suspect

The Oxford Police Department released a composite sketch of a man wanted in connection with a sexual assault that happened Saturday on Old Taylor Road.

Conservation Officer Saves Life of Attempted Murder Victim 

A Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks officer saved the life of a woman found unconscious in her vehicle, the apparent victim of attempted murder.

Ole Miss DE Williams Suspended After Arrest for Sexual Battery

Ole Miss senior defensive end Samuel Williams was arrested and charged with sexual battery Friday which led to his suspension from all team activities.

Must Read

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.”

Oxford Man Charged With Murdering his Wife

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

Local Woman Charged With Felony Child Neglect

An Oxford woman was arrested recently for felony child neglect.