April 26, 2023

Oxford man arrested on charges of kidnapping and sexual battery

Therese Apel

John Scott Michael

An Oxford man is behind bars after being arrested on kidnapping and sexual battery charges.

On April 12th, the Oxford Police Department responded to Courthouse Square for a report of a person needing assistance. The reporting person stated that a male had sexually assaulted them.

A detective was notified and an investigation ensued. On Monday, John Scott Michael, 52, of Oxford, was arrested and charged with Kidnapping and Sexual Battery.

Michael was taken before a Lafayette County Justice Court judge for his initial bond hearing and issued a $50,000 bond.

Share this Article


Related Articles