Published on May 13th, 2021 | by Oxford Police Department


Oxford Police Make Arrest After Hit and Run on Jackson Avenue

On May 1, 2021, the Oxford Police Department responded to Jackson Avenue near Martin Luther King Drive in reference to a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle & the suspect vehicle left the scene. Upon arrival, officers found the victim lying in the middle of Jackson Avenue with injuries.

EMS was called to the scene and transported the victim for treatment.  

Following an investigation, OPD detectives charged Nolan Smith, 19 of Oxford, on May 12th with felony Leaving the Scene of an Accident. A Lafayette County Justice Court judge issued Smith a $25,000 bond.

The victim is still receiving ongoing treatment for the injuries he sustained during the incident.

Nolan Smith (19 of Oxford, Mississippi)

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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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