Published on April 25th, 2023 | by Oxford Police Department


Memphis Man Arrested on Highway 7 South for Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon

On April 18, 2023, the Oxford Police Department responded to a report of a careless driver on Highway 7 South. While conducting the traffic stop, officers found a handgun in the vehicle. 

Christopher Jones, 35, of Memphis, Tennessee, was arrested and charged with Possession of Firearm by a convicted felon. 

Jones was taken before a Lafayette County Justice Court judge for his initial bond hearing and issued a $10,000 bond.

Christopher Jones, 35, of Memphis, Tennessee.

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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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