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.
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.