Oxford Police reports incidents of thefts and scams


Between May 1 and May 15, Oxford Police responded to several incidents of theft and possession of drugs and scamming.

Belongings were stolen from a residence’s front porch overnight May 5 on the 300 block of Tallawanda Road. One theft was captured on video surveillance.

An officer made a traffic stop at 4 p.m. May 6 on the 300 block of South College Avenue and found a male to have a warrant for aggravated possession of drugs through the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. He was searched for possession of marijuana. He received a charge for possession of drugs and paraphernalia. He was transported to Butler County Jail.

Police found two females urinating against a wall on High Street at midnight May 7. They were found to be underage and carrying fake identification. They were issued citations and released. 

A woman reported being scammed by asking to purchase BitCoin after her computer was making noises. She called a number that popped up on her screen for help. The person on the phone asked her to purchase $30,000 worth of BitCoin, which she did on the morning of May 9.

Another woman reported being scammed $400 through Facebook Marketplace May 9.

A male reported his wallet being stolen from Kroger on the evening of May 10 after leaving it by a register. Police have no suspects at this time.