Published on April 5th, 2022 | by Oxford Police Department


Felon in Possession of a Firearm Arrested Near the City of Oxford Parking Garage

On April 2nd, 2022, the Oxford Police Department conducted a traffic stop near the City of Oxford Parking Garage.

During the stop, officers discovered a firearm in Deshawn Lewis’, 27, of Oxford, Mississippi possession and learned that Lewis was a convicted felon. Lewis was taken into custody and charged with Possession of a Weapon by a Felon.  

Lewis went before a Lafayette County Justice Court judge for his initial bond hearing and given a  $10,000 bond. It was revoked due to Lewis being out on a felony bond.

Deshawn Lewis, 27, of Oxford, Mississippi

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The Oxford Police Department is housed 715 Molly Barr Road. The department has more than 70 full-time officers and staff and provides a wide range of protection and enforcement services. The Police Department has a community-oriented policing philosophy and provides around-the-clock patrols. Other services include crime prevention programs, such as Neighborhood Watch and D.A.R.E., as well as specialized units including Mounted Patrol, K-9 Unit, DUI Enforcement and the City Dispatch. Crime Reports provided to The Local Voice come directly from the Oxford Police Department.

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