Published on May 31st, 2022 | by Oxford Police Department


Lafayette County Woman Arrested for Forgery in Oxford

The Oxford Police Department took a walk-in report in regards to fraud that occurred on May 9, 2022. The reporting party stated that somebody made purchases at a business using the reporting  party’s information. The reporting party also stated that somebody attempted to cash a personal check at a business, but the business had not allowed the check to be cashed.

After investigation, a warrant  was issued for Marque Martin, 30, of Lafayette County, for Uttering Forgery using a stolen checkbook to make purchases totaling nearly $2,000.  

On May 16, 2022, the Oxford Police Department was dispatched to a business in the 2500 block of West Jackson Avenue for a reported shoplifting, a vehicle stop was initiated on a vehicle matching the description where officers came in contact with Martin.

Martin was taken into custody for the Uttering Forgery warrant and taken before a Lafayette County Justice Court judge for her initial bond  hearing where she was issued a $2,500 bond.  

Marque Martin, 30, of Lafayette County
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The Oxford Police Department is housed 715 Molly Barr Road. The department has more than 70 full-time officers and staff and provides a wide range of protection and enforcement services. The Police Department has a community-oriented policing philosophy and provides around-the-clock patrols. Other services include crime prevention programs, such as Neighborhood Watch and D.A.R.E., as well as specialized units including Mounted Patrol, K-9 Unit, DUI Enforcement and the City Dispatch. Crime Reports provided to The Local Voice come directly from the Oxford Police Department.

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