Published on June 8th, 2023 | by Oxford Police Department


Fraudulent Money Orders lead to Arrest of Oxford, Mississippi Man

On May 26th, 2023, the Oxford Police Department took a report regarding fraudulent money orders that occurred earlier in the month. After investigation, on June 5th, 2023, LaDarius Blackshire, 27, of Oxford, Mississippi was arrested and charged with two counts of False Pretenses. 

Blackshire was taken before a Lafayette County Justice Court judge for his initial bond hearing and issued a $10,000 bond. The Mississippi Department of Corrections placed a hold on Blackshire.

LaDarius Blackshire, 27, of Oxford, Mississippi.

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