Pot smoke reveals stolen gun

Published 10:45 am Tuesday, September 12, 2017

An Oxford man was arrested Saturday after a stolen gun was allegedly found in his vehicle.

According to the Oxford Police Department, a patrol officer pulled over a black Dodge charger for no headlights. Officers conducted a search of the vehicle after smelling marijuana coming from the vehicle. Officers located a pistol in the driver’s side door. The pistol was allegedly stolen during a burglary on Johnson Avenue a few weeks ago.

Police arrested the driver, Zephen Francis, 23, who was taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he was booked on a $2,500 bond.

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