Local law enforcement personnel braced for a flurry of break-in reports as Mississippi State University students returned to town from winter break, and instead experienced one of the quietest such periods in years.
Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Chadd Garnett said that as of Monday, the department only received one break-in report from a student returning from winter break. The same day, Starkville Police Department Lt. Troy Outlaw said the department hadn’t received any reports from students who returned over the weekend.
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