Myrtle man accused of vehicle theft in Oxford

According to the Oxford Police Department, investigators charged Jerry Lee Smith, 25, with one count of motor vehicle theft on Monday.

Posted: Jan. 11, 2018 11:41 AM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) – A Myrtle man is accused of taking a vehicle in Oxford.

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According to the Oxford Police Department, investigators charged Jerry Lee Smith, 25, with one count of motor vehicle theft on Monday.

Police say Smith is accused of taking a vehicle that was left unattended and running while the owner went into a store.

The vehicle was recovered in Lafayette County after a witness called the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department about a vehicle stuck in a field.

He was arrested by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department shortly after.

His bond was set at $10,000.


Jerry Lee Smith | Photo: Oxford PD

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