The bomb threat made to the Oxford CVS store Wednesday was one of many that have been made across the nation in an attempt to fraudulently gain money from the pharmacy. (September 18, 2014, Page 2)
Emergency responders were dispatched to the Oxford CVS on West Jackson Avenue at about 1:30 p.m. after a bomb threat was called into the pharmacy. The store has been evacuated and according to officials, no bombs or any immediate threats have been found.
Officers secured the area and evacuated the building as well as the surrounding areas. The University Police Department was contacted to utilize their Explosive Detection K-9 to search the building and nearby vehicles.By 2:35 p.m. the command team determined the area to be safe and cleared the scene. Read the EAGLE Thursday for the complete story. (September 17, 2014)
A former Oxford High School student has been arrested on federal charges after threatening violence against the school. More information in today’s EAGLE. (October 10, 2012, Page 1)
A bomb threat off campus directed at UM football players occurred at the same time as a threat at Arkansas State University yesterday and only one day after Louisiana State University received a bomb threat. UM officials say they are prepared in case of an emergency on the campus. More information at www.olemiss.edu/emergency (September 19, 2012, Page 2)
Local law enforcement officers responded to Lexington Pointe apartments this morning after receiving a call through 911 dispatch from someone claiming to have put bombs under the cars of several football players living in the apartments. Nothing was found however one man was taken into custody after acting suspicious in the parking lot and having alleged stolen items from vehicles in his possession. (September 18, 2012, Page 2)