Crime Blotter – March 25-31

Posted on Apr 4 2016 - 6:44am by Lasherica Thornton

Crime Blotter
March 25-31
Briefs do not include every incident from the past week. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Reports compiled by Lasherica Thornton.

Oxford Police Department
Alarm: 34
Animal Complaint: 10
Auto Burglary: 2
Careless Driving: 13
Civil Matter: 3
Credit Card Fraud: 2
Disturbance: 25
Embezzlement: 2
Harassing Phone Calls: 6
Malicious Mischief: 7
Noise Violation: 7
Petit Larceny: 5
Scam: 10
Traffic Citation: 195
Trespassing: 2
Welfare Concern: 12
Wreck: 39
Careless Driving: 8
Disturbing the Peace: 3
DUI: 19
Fake ID: 2
Possession of Paraphernalia: 7
Possession of Schedule 1 Narcotic: 3
Public Intoxication: 10
Resisting Arrest: 2
Shoplifting: 2

OPD arrested Deonte Harris, 24, of Oxford on Sunday, March 27 on charges of sexual battery after the victim reported the crime and identified Harris. His bond was set at $5,000.

University Police Department:
Disturbance: 3
Fake ID: 5
Intoxicated Person: 3
Larceny: 3
Motor Vehicle Accident: 8
Possession of Alcohol (Under 21): 1
Possession of a Controlled Substance: 2
Possession of Paraphernalia: 5
Vandalism: 3
Welfare Concern: 1

At approximately 9:13 a.m., March 30, UPD responded to a report of shoplifting at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore inside the Student Union. Once at the scene, officers spoke with the reporting party, who said the suspect had been taking items on numerous occasions. Officers came in contact with the suspect in question, arrested the suspect at the scene and transported him or her to the Lafayette County Detention Center.