Published on April 27th, 2022 | by Oxford Police Department


Taylor, Mississippi Man Arrested for DUI 4th Obstructing Traffic, Disorderly Conduct, and Resisting Arrest After Passing Out While Driving on Highway 7 in Oxford

On the evening of April 25, 2022, the Oxford Police Department was dispatched to Highway 7 at the Highway 6 crossover for a report of a truck stopped in the intersection with a male inside who appeared to be asleep at the wheel.

Officers arrived and found the driver, Eddie Antonio Booker Jr, 39, of Taylor, Mississippi, was passed out in the driver’s seat with it still in drive. Officers were able to get him out and after a brief struggle were able to get him into custody.  

Booker was charged with felony DUI 4th, obstructing traffic, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest.

The Mississippi Department of Corrections placed a hold on Booker for a parole violation. A bond has not been set at this time.

Eddie Antonio Booker Jr,  39, of Taylor, 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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