Ole Miss police dispatcher charged with sexual battery of 15-year-old girl

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Miss. — A dispatcher for the University of Mississippi police department has been charged with sexual battery of a minor.

Nikki Thweatt, 37, was arrested Wednesday, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department.

The sheriff’s department said they were dispatched to a residence in Lafayette County. After their arrival, investigators determined Thweatt was having an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old girl.

They are not releasing the address of the residence at this time.

Thweatt is charged with two counts of sexual battery. The sheriff’s department said they expect more charges for Thweatt as the investigation continues.

Thweatt is currently still at the Lafayette County Detention Center.

Rod Guajardo, associate director of strategic communications at Ole Miss, said the university police learned of Thweatt’s arrest Wednesday night. Guajardo said Thweatt is no longer employed by the university.

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