Bennie Neely, Jr.
Clay County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested and charged two individuals in separate cases with narcotic charges. The first arrest occurred January 23, 2107 during a traffic stop. Roderick Woodard, age 40 of West Point was arrested and charged with Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon and Possession of Marijuana Greater/Than (Felony). Along with the marijuana and firearm, a small amount of cash was seized. Woodard was released from the Clay County Detention Center on a $10,000.00 bond while awaiting his court appearance in the Clay County Justice Court.
The second arrest also resulted from a traffic stop on January 28, 2017. Bennie Neely, Jr., age 28 of West Point was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana Greater/Than (Felony). Bond was set at $5,000.00 and Neely will appear in Clay County Justice Court.
The Clay County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the West Point Police Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics.
Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott stated removing narcotics off the streets is a top priority and encourages anyone with information on illegal drug activity to contact the Clay County Sheriff’s Office at 662-494-2896 or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.