Published on September 27th, 2022 | by Lafayette County Sheriff
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On Sunday, September 25, 2022, Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle traveling the wrong way on Highway 6 East. The vehicle was traveling west in the east bound lane. Deputies were able to make contact with the vehicle, and safely pulled the vehicle over.
Upon further investigation by Deputies, a stolen firearm was located in the vehicle. Yoshua Ahmed, 25 years old of Miami, Florida, was arrested and transported to the Lafayette County Detention Center for possession of a stolen firearm.
Investigators began an investigation and determined that Ahmed is also a convicted felon from the State of Florida. Ahmed was formally charged with one count of Possession of a Stolen Firearm and one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
Ahmed was issued a $15,000.00 bond, set by a Justice Court Judge and is currently being held in the Lafayette County Detention Center.
Tags: crime, Florida, Highway 6 East, Miami, Mississippi, Oxford, State of Florida, stolen firearm, Yoshua Ahmed
Lafayette County Sheriff The Office of Sheriff is a four year term filled through an at-large election process. Duties of the Sheriff involve two primary areas; law enforcement of the county and administrative. The law enforcement duties are to keep the peace in Lafayette County while administrative duties consist primarily of serving as the county jailor. Due to the growth of Lafayette County, the Sheriff Department now employs 26 deputies working four 12 hour shifts.
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