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


Oxford Man Charged with Statutory Rape

On August 16, 2021 a report was filed in reference to sexual battery and (touching of a child for lustful purpose) statutory rape.

After speaking with witnesses and victims, Investigators arrested 19-year-old Benjamin Wesley Adams of Oxford, Mississippi.

On the charge of Molesting (Touching a child for lustful purpose. Adams is at the Lafayette County Detention Center at this time

Awaiting bond. The victims under the age of 14 we will not be releasing any information at this time.

Benjamin Wesley Adams of Oxford, Mississippi.

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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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