Published on January 10th, 2020 | by Oxford Police Department0
Oxford, Mississippi Arrested for Seatbelt Violation and Possession of a Stolen Firearm
On Sunday, January 5, 2020, an officer with the Oxford Police Department stopped a vehicle on Highway 6 for no seatbelt.
The driver was identified as Rodney Pegues (35 of Oxford, Mississippi). During the stop officers recovered a stolen firearm from Pontotoc.
Pegues was taken into custody and transported to the Lafayette County Detention Center.
Pegues was charged with a seatbelt violation and being in possession of a stolen firearm. He was taken before a Lafayette County Justice Court Judge for an initial bond hearing and given a bond of $2,500.