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Published on March 9th, 2022 | by Oxford Police Department

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Valentine’s Day Armed Robbery in Oxford Leads to Arrest of Two in Memphis

On February 14, 2022, at approximately 6:29 am the Oxford Police Department responded to a residence in the 2000 block of Oxford Way for a reported armed robbery in progress. Once officers arrived, they were able to locate the victim who stated that the assailants had already left the scene. The victim gave information about what was stolen and who the assailants were to the responding officers.  

Officers were able to quickly get warrants drawn up for Deasia Birdsong, 21, of Memphis, Tennessee, and Jasper Dewarraen Jenkins, 23, of Memphis. Birdsong and Jenkins were arrested in Memphis on February 25,  2022. The Oxford Police Department would like to thank the United States Marshals Service for their assistance in this case locating these individuals.  

Birdsong and Jenkins were transported back to Oxford to go before a Lafayette County Justice Court judge for  their initial bond hearing. Jenkins was charged with House Burglary, Conspiracy, Armed Robbery, and Possession of Firearm by a Felon and issued a $125,000 bond by a Lafayette County Justice Court judge.  Birdsong was charged with Conspiracy and Armed Robbery and issued a $75,000 bond by a Lafayette County Justice Court judge.

Deasia Birdsong, 21, of Memphis, Tennessee
Jasper Dewarraen Jenkins, 23, of Memphis, Tennessee.
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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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