Lafayette County man arrested for weapon possession

Published 4:36 pm Friday, December 1, 2023

A traffic stop on Highway 6 by the Oxford Police Department led to the arrest of Jeffrey Wilkins, a 41-year-old Lafayette County resident, on Nov. 30. Wilkins was charged with possession of a weapon by a felon.

The traffic stop, initially conducted for a motor vehicle violation, resulted in the discovery of the offense. Following his arrest, Wilkins appeared before a municipal court judge for an initial bond hearing, where his bond was set at $40,000.

Further details of the arrest, including specifics of the weapon possession charge, have not been disclosed at this time. The case is now proceeding through the legal system.

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