On August 17, 2022, members of the Oxford Police Department Criminal Investigation Division and Lafayette County Metro Narcotics arrested Tyson Hairston (32 of Columbus, Mississippi) at the Links Apartments following an investigation stemming from a call earlier in the morning of the August 17th. Officers were able to recover narcotics, two weapons, and over $6,000 cash.
Hairston has been charged with one count of kidnapping, two counts of possession of a weapon by convicted felon, and three counts of possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute.
Hairston was taken before a judge and given a bond of $100,000 with a hold for MDOC. This is an ongoing investigation.