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)
A man arrested for robbing an Oxford bank in 2010 was found not guilty Thursday by reason of insanity. (June 21, 2013, Page 2A)
The Oxford Police Department is investigating an attempted robbery that allegedly occurred Wednesday night in the Walmart parking lot. (June 20, 2013, Page 2)
A former Metro Narcotics head will be sentenced on July 15 for illegally obtaining prescription medications. (June 18, 2013, Page 2)
The Oxford Police Department will be taking a proactive response to increased complaints about bicyclists who are not following the laws of the road. (June 18, 2013, Page 2)
A man and woman wanted in connection with the shooting death of a local man were arrested Friday in Jackson, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. (June 17, 2013, Page 1, 3)
Xavier Benson, 21, was killed by a single gunshot wound to the chest, according to the autopsy report released Thursday. (June 14, 2013, Page 1A)
Roy Percy, lawyer of Joshua Brandon Pillault, posted a Notice of Offer of Stipulation explaining that Pillault’s online threats to Oxford High School should not be interpreted as more than careless joking. Pillault was arrested on Oct. 8, 2012 and charged with domestic terrorism after making these threats via online video game “Runescape” to fellow players. (June 7, 2013, Page 8A)
Tony Farese, lawyer of former narcotics officer Searn Lynch, filed a motion Wednesday to delay Lynch’s June 24 sentence due to its conflict with another case the lawyer is involved with. Lynch was charged with obtaining prescription medicines by using deception in April. (June 7, 2013, Page 8A)