Published on May 31st, 2022 | by Oxford Police Department0
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.