Crime

Published on January 27th, 2020 | by Lafayette County Sheriff

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Two Oxford, Mississippi Men Arrested for Possession of a Weapon by a Felon

On Tuesday, January 25, 2020, Investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested Ryan Joshua Yourn, 36 of Oxford, MS.) for: WEAPON, POSSESSION OF BY FELON.  Ryan Yourn was arrested after a traffic stop, were Deputies later found firearms inside of the vehicle. Ryan Yourn is currently being held at the Lafayette County Detention Center awaiting his Initial Appearance.

On Tuesday, January 25, 2020, Investigators with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department arrested William Craig Yourn, 36 of Oxford, MS) for: WEAPON, POSSESSION OF BY FELON.  William Yourn was arrested after a traffic stop, were Deputies later found firearms inside of the vehicle. William Yourn is currently being held at the Lafayette County Detention Center awaiting his Initial Appearance.

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The Office of Sheriff is a four year term filled through an at-large election process. Duties of the Sheriff involve two primary areas; law enforcement of the county and administrative. The law enforcement duties are to keep the peace in Lafayette County while administrative duties consist primarily of serving as the county jailor. Due to the growth of Lafayette County, the Sheriff Department now employs 26 deputies working four 12 hour shifts.



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