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Drugs, cash seized in Verona bust

A Verona man is behind bars after a drug bust in Lee County.

Posted: Nov. 15, 2018 8:49 PM
Updated: Nov. 16, 2018 9:08 AM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A Verona man is behind bars after a drug bust in Lee County.

Daris Fair is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

On November 14, the Lee County Sheriff's Department and North Mississippi Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at an apartment on Savannah Street in Verona.

The agencies seized about 16 pounds of marijuana, $8,822.00 in cash, a pistol and two vehicles.

Both charges against Fair will be enhanced due to the firearm. His bond was set at $40,000.

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