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Smith Arrested on Drugs and Guns Charges


Sheriff Cook sitting with seized items.
    (Pictured: Sgt. Cummings, Sheriff Cook, Sgt. Sharp)

On Wednesday September 27th, 2023 the Mississippi County Drug Task Force and the Mississippi County Special Response Team executed a search warrant on the Lyonel Smith residence located on South Crescent Street in Blytheville.  During the search Deputies located one loaded FN model 509 9mm handgun, one loaded FN model 511 5.7x28 caliber handgun, one loaded American Tactical Omni-Hybrid 300 Blackout caliber rifle, one loaded AR 15 style short barreled rifle with no serial number (also known as a ghost gun) and one loaded American Tactical AR 15 223 caliber rifle.  Deputies also found 9 ounces of methamphetamine, 6 ounces of marijuana, 8 grams of crack cocaine, digital scales and baggies. 


Mug shot of Lyonel Smith.

Lyonel "LC" Smith (36) was transported to the Mississippi County Detention Center and charged with the following;

Trafficking a Controlled Substance

Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms

Possession of a Controlled Substance

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Mr. Smith was issued a $200,000 bond by Judge Shannon Langston