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Junior receives citation for underage drinking

At around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oxford Police Department officers conducting a bar check at Brick Street Bar and Grill reportedly observed a young looking female carrying a clear cup of beer.

According to police reports, the female did not have a wristband indicating her to be over the age of 21.

The female, later identified as Miami University junior Caroline Butler, 20, reportedly turned around quickly and tried to walk into the crowd when she noticed the officers.

According to police reports, Butler was stopped by officers and identified. Butler reportedly told officers she had consumed two beers earlier in the evening.

Butler was cited for underage intoxication and released.

Male yells at bar patrons, resists arrest

At around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oxford Police Department (OPD) officers on patrol observed a heated exchange between a male and the staff of Brick Street Bar and Grill.

The male, later identified as Miami University graduate student Derek Gilley, was reportedly upset the Brick Street staff would not admit him into the bar and became physically aggressive.

When officers approached, Brick Street staff members reportedly confirmed Gilley was not welcome in the bar. After being given multiple warnings by the officers regarding his behavior, Gilley reportedly began to walk away toward the Brick Street patio.

As Gilley walked by the patio, he reportedly began taunting Brick Street patrons, calling them derogatory names and pointing at them aggressively.

According to police reports, Gilley was arrested. However, when an officer attempted to put him in handcuffs, Gilley reportedly pulled back and spun away from the officer.

Gilley reportedly began running north on Poplar Street, where he was intercepted by another officer. The officer reportedly attempted to handcuff Gilley, but Gilley again pulled away and began to run.

At this time, Gilley was reportedly tackled by OPD officers and handcuffed before being transported to Butler County Jail.

Gilley was cited for resisting arrest, obstructing official business and disorderly conduct.

Restaurant reports bomb threat

At around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Arby’s reportedly received a bomb threat over the phone.

According to police reports, a male called Arby’s management and said there was a bomb in the bathroom.

Two employees reportedly checked the bathroom and found nothing unusual.

The building was reportedly evacuated and the fire department then conducted a search, but also found nothing suspicious.

The Miami University Police Department’s bomb dog also reportedly conducted a sweep of the building and found nothing.

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