Published on January 28th, 2022 | by Oxford Police Department


Second Man from Water Valley, Mississippi Arrested in Stolen AT&T Phone Cable Case in Oxford

On January 20, 2022, the Oxford Police Department responded to County Road 102 in reference to stolen telephone cable. After investigation, it was discovered over 500 feet of commercial phone cable was missing. On January 24th, Jason Harris, 44, of Water Valley, Mississippi was arrested on a charge of Grand Larceny.  

Harris was issued a $10,000 bond by a Lafayette County Justice Court judge. The Oxford Police Department would like to thank the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department for assistance in this case.  

This is still an ongoing investigation and further updates could be released at a later date.  

*** This is an update to this previous Press Release ***  

On January 19, 2022, the Oxford Police Department responded to a residence on County Road 102 for a suspicious  vehicle. Following an investigation, the driver of the vehicle, Clayton Miller, 39, of Drew, Mississippi, was arrested for  possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.  

A large amount of phone cable was discovered in the back of Miller’s vehicle. On January 20th, officers were called back to CR 102 by AT&T, who reported their phone cable had been cut and stolen. Further investigation led to Miller being charged with Grand Larceny for the theft of the phone cable.  

A Lafayette County Justice Court Judge issued Miller a $10,000 bond for the charges, $5,000 for each charge. 

Jason Harris, 44, of Water Valley, Mississippi
Clayton Miller, 39, of Drew, Mississippi

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