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Two incidents involving fireworks cause damage

Saturday approximately 5:04 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house, 122 S. Campus Ave. in reference to a fire call. When officers arrived, the fraternity president stated that an individual threw fireworks inside their living room window, causing damage to the interior and heavy smoke, according to OPD. All residents were asleep at the time of the incident. This was the second incident where fireworks have been lit on their property. On another separate occasion, an individual lit a box of fireworks about 10 feet from the house, according to OPD. OPD observed burn marks on a sofa and the carpet. There are no suspects at this time.

Female makes COPs reference to local police

Sunday, 1:10 a.m. Oxford Police officers conducted a bar check at Woody’s One Up Bar. They saw a female who appeared to be under 21 holding a cup of beer. The officer approached the female, later identified as sophomore Mary Lampros. She threw her beer on the ground and walked away, according to OPD. Lampros repeatedly told the officer she was 21. Back at the station she said she should have been read her Miranda rights. She knew this because she watched several episodes of the show COPs, according to OPD. Lampros was charged with obstructing official business and offenses involving underage persons.

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