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Lafayette County man arrested for weapon possession by felon

A Lafayette County man was arrested for weapon possession by felon on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested Floyd ... Read more

5 days ago by Ana Martinez.

OPD respond to sexual assault on Old Taylor Road

Oxford Police Department responded to a sexual assault report at the 2100 block of Old Taylor Road on Saturday, July 25. Investigators were called to ... Read more

1 week ago by Ana Martinez.

OPD “Behind the Badge” introduces police officers to the community

The Oxford Police Department released the first episode of a video series titled “Behind the Badge” this week. Behind the Badge is a new video ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Holly Springs attorney Kent Smith appointed to 3rd Circuit Court

Mississippi’s 3rd Circuit Court now has a full slate of judges following Tuesday’s appointment by Governor Tate Reeves. Holly Springs attorney Kent E. Smith was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for Enticement of a Child to Meet for Sexual Purposes

The Oxford Police Department received a report of a possible sexual assault of a minor on Wednesday, July 15. Through an investigation, the suspect was ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrests man for terroristic threats

A man is in custody in Lafayette County following reports of making terroristic threats. On July 15, an affidavit was filed in Justice Court on ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford woman charged with aggravated assault

Oxford Police Department responded to a disturbance in progress on Elmore Drive at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 12. As soon as police arrived on ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Franklin “Gray” Tollison appointed to 3rd Circuit Court

The empty chair left behind by Judge Andrew Howorth has been filled, as announced by Governor Tate Reeves on Wednesday. Reeves announced the appointment of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Meridian man arrested in connection to threatening Snapchat messages

A Meridian man is in custody in connection to Snapchat messages that were deemed threatening in nature. On July 13, Christopher Bunyard, 18, was arrested ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Double murder-suicide in Yalobusha County leaves three people dead

The names of the three people who died in a weekend double murder-suicide in Yalobusha County have been released. Ronnie Stark, the Yalobusha County Coroner, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

No suspects in fatal shootings at Como rap concert

No suspects, or persons of interest, have emerged from the investigation of a shootout during a rap concert outside Como this weekend that left two ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Oxford Police Department investigating Snapchat messages

The Oxford Police Department is looking for the person responsible for a series of social media posts made this weekend. On Sunday, OPD was alerted ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Business burglarized on Jackson Avenue, suspect still at-large

A suspect is still on the loose following a July 1 call to the Oxford Police Department. Officers with OPD responded to a business in ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Harmontown man arrested for commercial burglary

A Harmontown man has been arrested for one count of commercial burglary. On June 8, Randy Meetze, 62, was apprehended by investigators with the Lafayette ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Anna Guizerix.

Crash in Marshall County leaves minor dead; Suspect fled the scene

Mississippi Highway Patrol is looking for a suspect that fled the scene of a hit-and-run crash that resulted in the death of a minor. According ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

City of Oxford forms Commission on Police Transparency

The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved appointments last month for a commission geared toward transparency in the police department. There were 10 members appointed during ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford men arrested for stolen firearms

Two men are in custody in connection with a June 28 shooting incident in Lafayette County. Last Sunday, deputies with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department ... Read more

1 month ago by Anna Guizerix.

Commercial Burglary suspect arrested by Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department

A Lafayette County man has been arrested in connection with a string of recent commercial burglaries. An affidavit for the arrest of Taylor Hopkins, 30, ... Read more

1 month ago by Anna Guizerix.

Oxford Police Department responds to 8 Can’t Wait campaign

Police departments across the country are under the microscope and facing more scrutiny than ever before; Oxford Police Chief Jeff McCutchen says he’s very aware ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford man arrested for aggravated domestic violence

An Oxford man has been charged after a domestic altercation. Investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested James Joiner, 38 of Oxford, on Tuesday, ... Read more

2 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Three-way Grocery and Abbeville Mini Mart robbed, suspects at large

The Lafayette County Crime Stoppers are offering a reward for information leading to arrest of the suspects responsible for two convenience store break-ins. On June ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Sheriff’s Department arrest Oxford man on a weapon possession charge

A man is in custody after being arrested by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department last week on a weapons charge. On June 3, investigators with ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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