Safety Checkpoint Reveals Felony Amount of Marijuana and Stolen Firearm


A safety checkpoint revealed possession of drugs, stolen gun, and cash. Neshoba Sheriff Eric Clark said that on March 13, 2021, Neshoba County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a safety checkpoint on Highway 19 near road 383 (Fork Road). A Chevy Tahoe was driven by John R. Veasley. He was driving without a driver’s license. He was in possession of a felony amount of marijuana, a controlled substance believed to be cocaine, and approximately $1,400 cash. The passenger in the vehicle, Bianca Graham, had a stolen firearm and a small amount of marijuana in her possession. The firearm was a Glock 9mm that had been reported stolen on July 8, 2020, from Columbus, MS.  Both Veasley and Graham were transported to Neshoba County Detention Center. Veasley has been released on a $35,000 bond, and Graham on a $5,000 bond.

If you have any information concerning crimes in Neshoba County, call 601-656-1414. Neshoba County Sheriff’s deputies are committed to fight the war on drugs.