Alabama police arrest Mississippi city council member on drug, alcohol charges

Published 7:13 am Sunday, December 3, 2023

Alabama police arrested a Mississippi city council member on drug and alcohol charges Friday.

WTVA in Tupelo reports that Columbus City Councilman Pierre Beard, 35, was arrested by the Gordo Police Department.

Beard is charged with driving under the influence (alcohol), possession of marijuana 2nd, drug paraphernalia-1st offense, and illegal alcohol.

Beard was booked into the Pickens County, Alabama, jail on Friday, December 1st at 8:50 pm. His bond was set at $2,350.

Beard represents Ward 4 in the city of Columbus.