Oxford Police responds to seven theft cases


Oxford Police responded to reports of theft, driving under the influence incidents and criminal mischief from April 17 to April 23.

Police responded to seven theft calls, four of which were suspected shoplifting cases at Walmart and retail stores in Uptown. A fraud investigation found that a suspect sold a vehicle and later refused contact with the buyer while withholding the car.

On April 21, police responded to a reported overdose of a woman on College Corner Pike. She was transported to McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital.

On April 22, police were dispatched on a welfare check for a man unconscious in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. He was found to be under the influence and was arrested for operating a car while intoxicated. Two other DUI arrests were made April 22.

A salon employee reported a customer had inappropriately tried to touch her during anappointment April 22. The customer denied the claims and was told not to return to the salon.