The Oxford Police Department was searching for a “masked” bandit last night who apparently is still on the loose and running around the Square. The perpetrator is described as gray and black with black masking around the face — and a jar on its head. (July 26, 2013, Page 1A)
Current Ole Miss quarterback Barry Brunetti and former Ole Miss player Randall Mackey were arrested in May following an auto accident, according to The Commercial Appeal. (more…) (July 24, 2013, Page 6A)
Drugs used to treat ADHD are rapidly becoming popular recreational drugs. Six people were indicted in June for selling the stimulants. Read about these and other indictments handed down by the grand jury in today’s EAGLE. (July 17, 2013, Page 1, 6)
Since the Oxford Police Department began reaching out to cyclists on the road and trying to spread a message of road safety, fewer complaints have been received by police officers, according to Capt. James Owens. (July 16, 2013, Page 3)
Members of the local chapter of the NAACP met with law enforcement officials Thursday to discuss the rash of murders in the county and how they can help each other to bring the communities together to bring an end to the violence. (July 15, 2013, Page 1, 12)
The Oxford Police Department has blocked off entrances to Malco Theater Oxford after a suspicious package was located. Officers have been on scene since about 7 p.m. No other information is available at this time. Check Oxford EAGLE for updates.
*Update: Scene has been cleared. Nothing was found in the box. (July 15, 2013)
A donation from the Lafayette County Crimestoppers has allowed the Oxford Police Department to purchase a new Polaris Ranger that will used in a variety of ways by law enforcement officers. (July 10, 2013, Page 2)
The Oxford Police Department reported making only two arrests for DUI during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. (July 8, 2013, Page 2)
A Lafayette County man was found shot to death in his car Saturday morning, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department.
Deputies responded at about 8:30 a.m. to County Road 407 off Highway 6 where they discovered Jonathan Roves “Jon Jon” Malone, 24, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.
K-9 Bo will spend the rest of his life doing what he hasn’t been able to do before being selected to work along side police officers — being pet. (June 27, 2013, Page 1)