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Published on July 25th, 2022 | by Oxford Police Department

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Traffic Stop on South Lamar in Oxford Leads to Arrest of Felon in Possession of a Firearm

On July 14, 2022, an officer with the Oxford Police Department conducted a traffic stop on South Lamar Blvd. for a driver not wearing a seatbelt.

After investigation, it was discovered that Montez Vaughn, 27, of Oxford, Mississippi was a registered felon and in possession of a firearm.

Vaughn was taken into custody and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.  

Vaughn was taken before a Lafayette County Justice Court judge for his initial bond hearing and  issued a $10,000 bond, but the Mississippi Department of Corrections placed a hold on him.

Montez Vaughn, 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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