Sunday, January 24, 2021

Crime Report

Man Arrested for False Pretenses

An affidavit was filed On Sept. 28, in Justice Court on 39-year-old Ryan Jones of Oxford for False Pretenses. Ryan was arrested and booked into...

Prank or Something Dangerous? OPD Investigates Car Window Markings

The Oxford Police Department is investigating calls about suspicious markings found on car windows.

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.

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.
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