Oxford man arrested for allegedly pointing a weapon while driving

Published 3:27 pm Thursday, October 29, 2020

An Oxford man is facing a DUI charge after witnesses claim he was pointing a weapon while driving.

On Oct. 27 at approximately 10:49 p.m., officers with the Oxford Police Department responded to the 1000 block of East Jackson Avenue near the Downtown Square for a call about a person pointing a weapon at people while driving.

The officers located the vehicle and were able to stop it without incident, according to OPD. A DUI investigation was then conducted by the officers, which resulted in the arrest of Darrion White, 22.

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White was placed under arrest for the charge of DUI 3rd. He was issued a bond of $2,500 by a Lafayette County Justice Court judge, but the bond was revoked and a hold was placed on White by another law enforcement agency.