Published on July 16th, 2021 | by Lafayette County Sheriff


Blue Mountain Man Arrested for Stolen Rings in Wellsgate Community in Oxford

On Thursday July 15, 2021, investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested Steven Barkley Tisdale, 56 years old of Blue Mountain, Mississippi, on two counts of Grand Larceny.

On Friday July 9, 2021, the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office was notified regarding a stolen Ladies ring, from a house in the Wellsgate Community. During the investigation, Investigators found that Tisdale worked for a cleaning service, and stole jewelry while working for the cleaning service. Investigators then received a second report of two additional rings that were stolen from an additional house in the community.

Investigators were able to return one of the stolen rings to the owner.

Tisdale is currently being held at the Lafayette County Detention Center on a $25,000.00.

If you have any information regarding stolen jewelry or more information regarding this case, please call the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit at 662-236-0210 or 662-236-6421.

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The Office of Sheriff is a four year term filled through an at-large election process. Duties of the Sheriff involve two primary areas; law enforcement of the county and administrative. The law enforcement duties are to keep the peace in Lafayette County while administrative duties consist primarily of serving as the county jailor. Due to the growth of Lafayette County, the Sheriff Department now employs 26 deputies working four 12 hour shifts.

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