Woman busted after package of marijuana sent through U.S. mail

HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — A woman is jailed on drug charges after authorities seized a package of pot that was mailed to Byram from Texas.

Police charged Vernisha Williams Sheriff with felony possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

Vernisha Williams Sheriff
Vernisha Williams Sheriff

Deputies said they received a tip about the package and went to the Byram home where it was supposed to be delivered. They found a U.S. Postal Service box at the front door and decided to set up surveillance.

Law enforcement officers said they watched a woman drive up and put the box in her car.

Sheriff was then arrested and charged with the crime.

The Street Crimes United helped the arrest.

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