Sunday, August 7, 2022

An Oxford Man Was Charged with Being in Possession of Weapon as a Felon

An Oxford man was arrested recently for being in possession of a weapon as a felon.

Montez Vaughn

According to the Oxford Police Department, on Thursday, officers conducted a traffic stop on South Lamar Boulevard for a driver not wearing a seatbelt.

After investigation, it was discovered that Montez Vaughn, 27, of Oxford, was a registered felon and in possession of a firearm.

Vaughn was taken into custody and charged with possession of a firearm by a felon.

Vaughn was taken before a Lafayette County Justice Court judge for his initial bond hearing and
issued a $10,000 bond, but the Mississippi Department of Corrections placed a hold on him.

Staff report

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