Oxford Crime Report

Lafayette County Man Charged with Sexual Battery

A Lafayette County man was arrested Friday on a charge of sexual battery. According to the Lafayette County Sheriff's Department, investigators received a complaint Thursday...

Memphis Man Arrested in Oxford for Enticement of a Minor

The Oxford Police Department arrested a Memphis man Friday for allegedly enticing a minor for sexual purposes. According to reports, OPD investigators learned of suspect...

Oxford Man Charged with Auto Burglary

The Oxford Police Department arrested a local man Sunday for allegedly stealing money from a vehicle. OPD took a report from the victim who stated...

Lafayette Co. Woman Arrested After Newborn Tests Positive for Pot

A local woman faces a felony charge after giving birth to a child who tested positive for marijuana. On Jan. 13, the Lafayette County Sheriff's...

8 Oxford Business Commended for Not Selling Booze to Minor

The Oxford Police Department conducted alcohol compliance checks on eight local businesses recently and all eight passed the test. During the week of Jan. 6-10,...

Continuances Filed in Cases Against Two Local Former Teachers

By Alyssa Schnugg News Editor alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com The trials for two local former teachers accused of sex crimes involving former students in unrelated cases have been continued again...

Abbeville Man Charged With Enticement of a Minor

On Friday, investigators with the Oxford Police Department arrested an Abbeville man for allegedly enticing a minor for sexual purposes. John Wadley, 49, of Abbeville...

Oxford Man Arrested After Waving Gun

The Oxford Police Department arrested a man Saturday for being a felon in possession of a gun and other charges. According to reports, on Saturday...

LOU Crime & Emergency Reports for Jan. 10-15, 2020

The following reports were made Jan. 10-12, 2019, by city and county law enforcement agencies, unless otherwise indicated. Oxford Police Department issued 34 tickets, investigated...

OPD: Woman Poses as Cop to Scam; Man Charged with Liquor Store Burglary

The Oxford Police Department arrested two local residents for crimes of theft in unrelated cases. In one case, a local woman posed as a police...