Published on February 11th, 2020 |
by Oxford Police Department
Starkville, Mississippi Man Arrested for Auto Burglary in Oxford
On Monday, February 3, 2020, officers with the Oxford Police Department were called to a residence on Massee Circle for an auto burglary. A witness was able to provide officers with the tag number for the suspect vehicle.
Investigators were able to determine that Octavious McMullen (20 of Starkville, Mississippi) was the one seen in the victim’s car.
An arrest warrant was issued for McMullen and he was arrested in Oxford on February 6th after a traffic stop. He was subsequently taken to Lafayette County Detention Center and charged with one count of auto burglary.
He was given a bond of $2,500 by a Justice Court Judge but was placed on hold by the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
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.
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