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Oxford Police

Local furry masked bandit eludes capture

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)

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    Three arrested for burglary spree




    The Oxford Police Department, the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department and the Metro Narcotics Unit have arrested three men for several burglaries around the city and county. Each face 12 counts of burglary and one count of possession of more than 1 ounce of marijuana with the intent to distribute. They are being held at the Lafayette County Detention Center. (November 30, 2012, Page 2A)

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      Letters to the Editor

      Jane Russell writes to express the sadness and anger she felt after seeing video of a brawl outside the Lyric on regional TV news and hearing that the city planned to hire four more policemen at the expense of city taxpayers. (September 7, 2011, Page 4)

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        City enforces alcohol laws

        Over the last two weekends, Oxford police officers have made 80 arrests, several being for alcohol-related crimes. Police officers were walking into local bars this weekend checking ID’s. From Friday to Sunday, 45 people were arrested, with 17 minors arrested for underage drinking; eight being charged with DUI and seven being drunk in public. (August 30, 2010, Page 1A)

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