Burglar nabs full set of golf clubs from foyer
Around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, an Oxford Police Department (OPD) officer met with a male in response to a burglary. The victim said sometime between 9 and 10 a.m. someone entered the unlocked foyer of his residence and removed his golf bag, which contained an entire set of golf clubs. He also told the officer he contacted his housemates and verified nobody had moved the clubs.
Student finds markings scratched onto his car
Around 12:30 p.m. Monday, a victim reported his car was damaged while parked on North Poplar Street. He said between Sunday and Monday someone came and left over a dozen scratches on the car. He also said there were initials that looked like “KA” on the roof of his car. The victim said he does not know anyone with the initials of “KA” or anyone in the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity. The victim said his car is sometimes mistaken for a police car so he does not know if the damage was intended for a policeman.
Male reports 200-pound lion stolen from yard
Around 10 a.m. Monday, a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity contacted Oxford Police Department officers (OPD) regarding a stone lion stolen from the front of the fraternity house over the weekend. The lion was 36 inches tall, weighed about 150-200 pounds and was Kelly Green. The victim believed it was taken between midnight Saturday and 2 a.m. Sunday. The fraternity has had the statue for 30 years. The victim told officers there were recent confrontations with the Sigma Chi and Phi Kappa Tau fraternities but was unsure if they had anything to do with it.
Resident discovers signs of forced entry
Around 6 p.m. Monday, a victim reported sometime over the weekend someone broke her porch window to unlock her window and then entered her house and exited out the front door. None of her roommates were home so the victim is not sure what was taken. There are no suspects at this time.