Oxford man arrested for possession of weapon by felon after traffic safety check

Published 12:17 pm Tuesday, March 29, 2022

On Saturday during a traffic safety check on Highway 30, The Oxford Police Department took an Oxford man into custody after conducting a traffic safety checkpoint on Highway 30 on Saturday.

During the checkpoint, Travis Sims, 35, of Oxford was found to be in possession of a firearm as a convicted felon.

Sims was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon by a felon. He was later taken before a judge on Monday for his initial bond hearing and issued a $10,000 bond.