OPD responds to sexual misconduct report on Talawanda school bus


The Oxford Police Department responded to a reported incident of gross sexual imposition on a Talawanda school bus and reports of domestic violence and theft during the week of April 24 to May 1.

On April 28, police were “informed of an incident between two students that has been occurring on the school bus, during transport to Talawanda Middle School,” according to the police department. The incident was investigated as gross sexual imposition, which applies to non-consensual sexual contact or sexual contact with a person under age 13. 

Police responded to three cases of domestic violence. Police arrested a man whose girlfriend stated he had hit and choked her during a domestic argument April 25 on the 5000 block of College Corner Pike. The same day, a woman was arrested following a report to police of a domestic dispute in progress on Jody Drive. Officers arrested a man following a report of domestic violence in progress April 29 on the 300 block of West High Street.

A local pizzeria reported a suspect ordered $499 worth of pizza and refused to pay April 25.

Police conducted a welfare check of a student who posted a photo of a firearm on social media April 24. They were alerted by Talawanda Middle School after a concerned parent reported the picture.

Officers were dispatched to the site of a bicycle theft April 30. Video footage helped the officers identify the subject.