Friday, September 25, 2020

Crime Report

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department Creates Safe Space for Exchanges

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department has created a “safe exchange” location in front of the Detention Center for people to exchange sold goods, paperwork or even children.

Interim Commander Hired to Head Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit

On Tuesday, the Oxford Board of Aldermen approved Alex Fauver being promoted to commander of the Metro Narcotics Unit.

Man Sentenced to Prison for Threats Against American Family Association in Tupelo

A Florida man has been sentenced to serve time in federal prison for making threats against individuals at the American Family Association in Tupelo.

OPD Arrests Arkansas Man After Woman is Shot

The Oxford Police Department arrested an Arkansas man Saturday for allegedly shooting a woman.

Pontotoc Man Charged With Making Threats in Lafayette County

A man from Pontotoc County faces a felony charge after allegedly making a terroristic threat.

Oxford Man Charged with Enticing a Minor for Sexual Purposes

The Oxford Police Department recently arrested an Oxford man for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor. According to OPD,...

Oxford Woman Charged With Stabbing Another During Altercation

An Oxford woman was arrested recently for allegedly stabbing another person during a fight.

Police Make Arrest in Case Involving Violent Snapchat Messages

The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office and federal law enforcement made an arrest Monday in the case involving threats made over Snapchat threatening violence against people of color in Oxford, announced the Oxford Police Department Tuesday.

Mother, Daughter Were Victims of Murder-Suicide in Water Valley Sunday

Yalobusha County Coroner Ronnie Spark released the names of the three people who died in Water Valley Sunday in an apparent murder-suicide.

Panola, Yalobusha Law Enforcement Investigate 2 Weekend Shootings

Investigators with several regional law enforcement agencies are investigating two shootings that happened in neighboring counties over the weekend.

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.