Published on March 29th, 2022 | by Oxford Police Department


Oxford Man Arrested for Possession of a Weapon by a Felon During Roadblock on Highway 30

On March 26, 2022, the Oxford Police Department conducted a traffic safety checkpoint on Highway 30.

During the checkpoint, Travis Sims, 35, of Oxford Mississippi, was found to be in possession of a  firearm as a convicted felon.  

Sims was taken into custody and charged with Possession of a Weapon by a Felon.

Sims was taken before a Lafayette County Justice Court judge on March 28th for his initial bond hearing and issued a  $10,000 bond.

Travis Sims, 35, 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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