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Published on May 5th, 2017 | by TLV News


Arrest Made on Frontage Road in Oxford for No Taillights, No Driver’s License, Drug Paraphernalia, Felon with a .22 Rifle

On May 3, 2017,  the Oxford Police Department noticed a red Ford Ranger pickup with no taillights driving at night on Frontage Road.

During the stop it was determined that Cedric Johnson, 43 of Meridian, did not have a valid driver’s license and subsequent to the arrest he gave verbal consent to search his vehicle.

Officers located a .22 caliber rifle inside the vehicle along with drug paraphernalia.

It was determined that Mr. Johnson was a convicted felon and subsequently placed under arrest for no driver’s license, no taillights, and felon in possession of a weapon. Mr. Johnson was given a bond of $5,000. The Local Voice Ligature

More local crime reporting on TLV’s Oxford Crime Report.

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