Parked car suffers exterior damages
Around 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oxford Police Department officers met with a man at the corner of Vine and Bishop streets about damage to his Honda Fit. The male said his vehicle was parked near the intersection of Vine and Bishop Streets between Saturday and Monday. When it was left there, someone broke the driver’s side mirror.
Residents report overnight vandalism
Around 1 a.m. Wednesday, Oxford Police Department officers were dispatched to N. University Avenue regarding property damage. Upon arrival, the officers met with a male resident. The officers observed a small window pane broken out of the front storm door. Also, a trash can near the driveway had been knocked over and the contents had been strewn about the property. A large trash bag was left, torn open on the front porch. The victim said he believed he heard something around 1 a.m. but did not investigate what he heard. The victim did not believe he or any of his housemates had any enemies and he did not name any potential suspects.
Lost fake ID leads to penalization
Around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, an Ohio driver’s license was turned into the Oxford Police Department that was found to be a fake. Officers used a picture of blonde female on the ID to locate the owner of the ID on Miami University’s campus. Officers showed up at the residence hall and identified the female as sophomore Kerry Dever, 20. Dever’s picture resembled the picture in the fake ID. She told officers that the card was hers and that it must have fallen out of her pocket. Dever was issued a citation for possession of a fake ID.
Male charged after foot chase
Around 2:45 a.m. Thursday, an Oxford Police Officer saw a group of six to eight males running on S. Campus Avenue. The officer believed these males were the suspects in an earlier altercation. The males were running behind multiple houses and the officer went after them. When the officer stopped them and told them to stop, they continued running. The officer finally met two of the males in front of a house on Poplar Street. When the officer tried stopping the two males a second time, they ran again and the officer got out of his car and chased them in the opposite direction around the house. The officer met one of the males in front and asked why he kept running. The male said he didn’t want to get in trouble and was then identified as Miami University sophomore David Baker, 20. Baker was charged with obstructing official business.