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.
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