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Police: Oxford man arrested for illegal gun possession

Jeremy Lovelace | Photo: Oxford PD

On October 11, Oxford police arrested Jeremy Lovelace, 31.

Posted: Oct 18, 2018 1:33 PM
Updated: Oct 18, 2018 1:33 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - An Oxford man is charged with possessing a stolen gun.

On October 11, Oxford police arrested Jeremy Lovelace, 31.

Police say they received information that day about Lovelace being a suspect in a burglary.

He was located at his last known address. Police say a gun was found, but Lovelace said it belonged to him.

Police ran the gun’s serial number and discovered it was stolen.

Lovelace said he had purchased the gun from another person, police reported.

His was arrested and taken to the Lafayette County jail.

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