Arrest report #1

 

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INCIDENT / ARREST REPORT

Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department
711 Jackson Avenue
Oxford, MS 38655

 ___ INCIDENT
     ___ Juvenile
     ___ Senior Citizen
     ___ Gang

 _X_ ARREST
     ___ Child Abuse
     ___ Domestic
     ___ Involved Alcohol

  CASE NUMBER:
  004053-21H-2022, 004141-25H-2022, 004229-29H-2022
Date Reported:
  8/21/2022
 Time Reported:
  1:23 PM
 OFFENSE:
  Homicide
 STATUTE:
  97-3-19
  _X_ Committed
  ___ Attempted
 OFFENSE:
  Conspiracy to commit a felony
 STATUTE:
  97-1-1
  _X_ Committed
  ___ Attempted
 OFFENSE:
  Desecration of human corpse
 STATUTE:
  97-29-25(2)
  _X_ Committed
  ___ Attempted
 Location of Offense (Exact address, include Room/ Apt. No.)
  Rebel Inn
  2133 S Lamar Blvd., Oxford, Mississippi
 Date of Offense:
  8-20/21-2022 (estimated)
 Time of Offense:
  10:00 PM - 6:00 AM (estimated)
 Location of Arrest (Exact address, include Room/Apt. No.)
  Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department
  711 Jackson Avenue, Oxford, Mississippi
 Date of Arrest:
  9/13/2022
 Time of Arrest:
  10:11 AM
 Reporting Officer:
  Det. Sam Murphy
 Unit Number:
  633
 Assisting Officer:
  Det. Erin Parker
 Unit Number:
  670

Persons

PERSON 1
 Type:
 Arrestee
 Category:
 Adult
 Foul Play Suspected
 Yes
 Name:
 James Barton
 Alias/Street Name/ Nickname
 none
 Vic/Offender Relationship
 father/son
 Race
 White
 Height
 6' 5"
 Weight
 180 lbs.
 Hair
 Brown
 Eyes
 Brown
 Sex
  M
 Hat
 N/A
 Jacket/Coat
 N/A
 Shirt
 Red
 Pants
 Khaki
 Skirt/Dress
  N/A
 Age
     43
 DOB
 10/24/1978
 Soc. Security #
 XXX-XX-XXXX
 Scars/Marks/Tattoos
 none visible
 Injury Extent
  None
 Injury Description
  N/A
 Address
 1710 Anderson Road, Oxford, Mississippi
 Res Phone 232-XXXX
 Bus Phone 234-XXXX
 Occupation
  Assistant manager
 Employer/School
  Oxford Hardware
 Employer Address
  1410 University Avenue, Oxford, Mississippi

Reporting Officer's Narrative

  REPORTING OFFICER'S NARRATIVE (Brief narrative of the facts surrounding the offense and the arrest.)

At 10:11 a.m., Reporting Investigators (R/Is) Detectives S. Murphy and E. Parker placed the defendant under arrest in connection with the death of Oscar Knight, subsequent to an interview with the defendant. The defendant was handcuffed without incident.

At 10:22 a.m., R/Is turned the defendant over to Sheriff’s Department personnel for processing. At all times while in custody, the defendant appeared lucid and coherent. The defendant was cooperative and seemed to comprehend what was happening to him.

 

  DEFENDANT'S VERSION/REMARKS (What did the defendant say?)

The defendant cooperated physically and did not resist in any way. Transcript of the interview with the defendant prior to arrest is being processed and should be available within 72 hours of this report.

 

 REPORTING OFFICER  Sam Murphy  DATE REPORTED  9/13/2022
 REPORTING OFFICER  //Sam Murphy
 Signature
 633
 Unit Number
 9/13/2022
 Date
 ASSISTING OFFICER  //Erin Parker
 Signature
 670
 Unit Number
 9/13/2022
 Date

 


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