CRIME & SAFETY
Man accused of breaking and entering in Oxford home
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man is being charged for allegedly breaking into a house in Oxford, Mississippi. According to Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department, on May 29, deputies responded to a burglary in progress in the area of County Road in Oxford, Mississippi where they found damage to the exterior door of the residence caused by […]
Police: Arrest made in attempted auto burglary
From Breck Jones, public information officer Oxford Police Department On May 22, the Oxford Police Department responded to an apartment complex in the 600 block of Shadow Creek Drive in reference to a potential auto burglary in progress. Once officers arrived on the scene, they were able to locate Zander Wheeler, 18, of Oxford. Wheeler […] The post Police: Arrest made in attempted auto burglary appeared first on The Oxford Eagle.
Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department May 30 crime report
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Oxford Man Arrested for Causing a Disturbance; Threatening Police
On May 29, deputies with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department responded to the area of County Road 434 for a report of a disturbance. During the investigation, deputies made contact with Dominick Shane Hamm, 25, of Oxford, who was causing a disturbance. Hamm was arrested for disorderly conduct and...
Two teens arrested in shooting at Mississippi apartment complex that left three people injured
Two teens have been charged in connection with a shooting at a Mississippi apartment complex that left three people injured. The Oxford Police Department has arrested Sean Gathright, 17, of Jacksonville, Florida, and charged him as an adult on an aggravated assault charge. Another teen has been charged but as...
Mississippi man sentenced for scheme to defraud SBA
OXFORD, Miss. (WJTV) – A Marshall County man, who was an employee of the Small Business Administration (SBA), was sentenced on Wednesday, May 24 for his role in a scheme to defraud the SBA of more than $11 million. Lakeith M. Faulkner, 31, of Holly Springs, was sentenced to 62 months in federal prison. According […]
Bruce Man Charged for Breaking Into Lafayette County Home
A Bruce man was arrested recently for allegedly burglarizing a Lafayette County residence. On May 29, deputies with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department responded to the area of County Road 217 for a report of a burglary in progress. Deputies arrived on the scene and found that the residence...
Shooting in Mississippi city remains under investigation
The Oxford Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured three on Saturday and is asking the community to share information about the incident. A 911 call reported that around 1:33 a.m., the caller heard multiple gunshots coming from the parking lot of Holly Hills Apartments off of Church Street. Investigators took over the crime scene and determined that three people had received non-life-threatening injuries.
MHP Investigates 3 Fatal Wrecks on Mississippi Highways; No Fatalities Locally
No fatal wrecks were reported by the Mississippi Highway Patrol on local highways during the Memorial Day weekend; however, troopers did respond to three fatal wrecks in other areas of the state. The fatal wrecks occurred in Yazoo, Stone and Holmes counties. The Mississippi Highway Patrol concluded the 2023 Memorial...
Police seek information about Saturday shooting
The Oxford Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured three on Saturday and is asking the community to share information about the incident. A 911 call reported that around 1:33 a.m., the caller heard multiple gunshots coming from the parking lot of Holly Hills Apartments off of Church Street. Investigators took over the crime […] The post Police seek information about Saturday shooting appeared first on The Oxford Eagle.
‘Devastated’ friends mourn Mississippi man killed in plane crash
When Oxford businessman and former senator Johnny Morgan died Wednesday in an Arkansas plane crash, his friends’ grief poured out online. Some discussed their relationships with Morgan, while others talked about his service to the state. And many mentioned both. Gov. Tate Reeves said on Twitter he and first...
Oxford police search for missing teen sisters
Oxford Police Department is searching for two teenage sisters who were last seen around 11 p.m. Tuesday. Mariyah Green, 15 years old, was last seen wearing a black hoodie, tan pants, and blue shoes. Samya Green, 15 years old, was last seen wearing black pants, green shirt, and had a ponytail. Both were known to be in the area of CR 276 Tuesday night.
Oxford police search for suspects involved in shooting
OXFORD, Miss. (WCBI) – Oxford Police are looking for any suspects involved in a shooting that injured three people. Officers arrived at Holly Hills apartment around 1:30 Saturday morning. Someone on the 911 call stated they heard multiple gunshots in the parking lot. The three individuals shot all suffered...
OPD Investigates Shooting at Holly Hills Apartments; 3 Injured
The Oxford Police Department is investigating a shooting where three people were injured early Saturday. At approximately 1:33 a.m. on Saturday, the Oxford Police Department received a 911 call stating that they could hear multiple gunshots in the parking lot of Holly Hills Apartments off Church Street. Investigators were called...
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