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Boone PD Arrests Virginia Man for Meth, Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon


Feb. 15, 2013. The patrol division of the Boone Police Department reports the arrest of Michael Wayne Lyons, age 33 of Bluefield, Va., for (1) Carrying a Concealed Weapon, (1) Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, (1) Possession of Methamphetamine and (1) Possession of a Controlled Substance inside a Correctional Facility.

Officers responded to the parking lot of Walgreens on Wednesday evening, Feb. 13, 2013, in reference to suspicious activity, possibly involving narcotics and came into contact with Mr. Lyons.  During the course of the investigation, it was discovered that Mr. Lyons had a handgun concealed on his person and was a convicted felon.   After Mr. Lyons’ arrest, it was discovered that he was also in possession of Methamphetamine.

Mr. Lyons was brought before the Watauga County Magistrate and was given a court date of March 28, 2013 and held under a $30,000.00 secured bond.