Published on September 28th, 2021 | by Oxford Police Department


Oxford Police Nab Auto Burglar on Falls Grove Drive

On September 24, 2021, the Oxford Police Department responded to Falls Grove Drive in reference to an auto burglary in progress. The eye witness provided a physical description of the suspect who had fled on foot. A male was located in the area matching the description of the suspect near a business on University Avenue.  

The male was identified as Keontae Brannon, 19, of Oxford, Mississippi. It was discovered that Brannon had the stolen property from the vehicle on his person. Officers identified four other vehicles that had been burglarized in the area, as well.  

Subsequently, Brannon was arrested and charged with 5 counts of Auto Burglary. Brannon was issued  a $2,500 bond by a Lafayette County Justice Court judge.

Keontae Brannon, 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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