Oxford man accused of selling a stolen car

Kate Pixley, News Reporter

Authorities have accused an Oxford man of attempting to sell a stolen vehicle.

Daniel Hodges, 23, was charged May 8 with second-degree theft.

According to the arrest affidavit, an anonymous witness informed officers that Hodges was in possession of a stolen vehicle, and he was attempting to sell the vehicle to get rid of it. The vehicle had a value of $5,000. Another witness said Hodges was in the driver’s seat of the vehicle as officers approached and took off driving when he saw the officers.

Second-degree theft is a Class-D felony.

— Kate Pixley