Oxford men arrested for stolen firearms

Published 2:58 pm Friday, July 3, 2020

Two men are in custody in connection with a June 28 shooting incident in Lafayette County.

Last Sunday, deputies with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department responded to the area of County Road 405 for a report of shooting in the area. Deputies found several people shooting firearms, and one of the firearms being used was stolen.

An investigation was conducted and Investigators arrested Anthony White, 22, and Devontae Burnett, 28, both of Oxford. White was charged with possession of a stolen firearm. After further investigation, Burnett was charged with sale of a stolen firearm on July 2. White and Burnett were each given a $2,500 bond.

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