Published on January 13th, 2020 | by Oxford Police Department


Oxford, Mississippi Man Charged with Public Drunk and Felon in Possession of a Firearm

On Saturday, January 11, 2020, officers with the Oxford Police Department responded to Marquis Chevron for a report of a male waving a gun.

Officers were able to locate the male on South Lamar Boulevard and identified him as Quintin Bowens (41 of Oxford, Mississippi). Officers found two concealed firearms on Bowens and subsequently arrested him for public drunk and carrying a concealed weapon (both misdemeanors).

OPD later determined that Bowens is a convicted felon. Bowens was charged with felon in possession of a firearm. He was given a bond of $5,000 by a Justice Court Judge.

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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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