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Sunday, May 24, 2015


Crime Report


Neighborhood Watch

A listing of local burglaries supplied by law enforcement agencies to warn residents to take extra security precautions:

— The Oxford Police Department reported a vehicle burglary at the 200 block of South 18th Street.

— The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department reported one residential burglary on Highway 9.


Oxford Police

Officers investigated six wrecks, issued 33 tickets, and made six arrests on the following charges:

— Two for domestic violence with simple assault

— Careless driving, possession of drugs and DUI

— Careless driving, one headlight and DUI

— Speeding and possession of drug paraphernalia

— Expired tag, driving while license suspended and no insurance

Officers investigated the following reports:

— Three alarms

— Three for shoplifting

— Two petty thefts

— Two suspicious activities

— Suspicious vehicle

— Ambulance assist

— Missing dog

— Trespassing

— Lost property

— Civil matter

— Abandoned vehicle

— Malicious mischief

— Vehicle burglary (See above)


University Police

Reports unavailable this morning.


Sheriff’s Department

Deputies investigated two wrecks and the following reports:

— Three alarms

— Animal complaint

— Residential burglary (See above)

— Petty theft

— Seven service calls

— Vandalism

— Scam

— Four traffic complaints

— Follow-up report


Oxford Fire Department

No activity to report.


Lafayette County Fire

No activity to report.


County EMS

Six EMS calls were reported in the county.

 (February 25, 2015, Page 2A)

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