Published on May 2nd, 2022 |
by Oxford Police Department
Oxford Man Arrested for Aggravated DUI After Vehicle Leaves South Lamar and Strikes Pedestrian
On May 1, 2022, at approximately 1:46 am, the Oxford Police Department responded to the area of South Lamar just south of Belk Blvd for a report of a vehicle versus a pedestrian wreck. Officers arrived and began rendering aide to the victim that had been hit.
While talking with the driver, Samuel Jared Brown (24 of Oxford, Mississippi), officers suspected he was under the influence. Officers also determined that Brown had left the roadway and struck the victim while they were walking in the grass.
The victim was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi and subsequently flown to Regional One Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee. He is currently listed in stable condition.
After a DUI investigation was completed, Brown was arrested and charged with Aggravated DUI and open container. Brown was given a bond of $25,000 by a Lafayette County Justice Court judge.
Oxford Police Department 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.
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