Published on February 17th, 2023 | by Lafayette County Sheriff


Oxford, Mississippi Man Arrested for Molesting a Child

On February 3, 2023 at 1700 hours (5 pm), a report was made that Robert Royer, 44 years old of Oxford, Mississippi, allegedly molested a child.

On 2/9/2023 at 0900 hours (9 am), a forensic interview was conducted and the child disclosed that Robert Royer had molested a child. Lafayette County Investigators then filed charges on Royer for Molesting- Touching of a Child for Sexual Purposes and applied for an arrest warrant.

Deputies arrested Robert Royer at Hilltop Gas Station without incident. He was transported to the LCDC and booked in at the Lafayette County Detention Center.

Royer does not have a bond at this time.

Robert Royer, 44 years old 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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