Published on July 30th, 2021 |
by Oxford Police Department
Pontotoc Man Arrested for Commercial Burglaries in Oxford
On January 13, 2021, the Oxford Police Department received a report of storage units being broken into at Hometown Storage. Through investigation, and assistance with the Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office, the stolen property was recovered and a suspect identified, Tyler Robinson, 34, of Pontotoc, Mississippi.
On July 28, 2021, Robinson was taken into custody and his warrants were served on two counts of Commercial Burglary. Some of the stolen property recovered was linked to another commercial burglary that had occurred in Oxford in June.
A Lafayette County Justice Court judge issued Robinson a $20,000 bond. A hold was placed on Robinson due to active warrants with other agencies.
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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