WOMAN ARRESTED FOR UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF RIFLE AFTER DEPUTIES RESPOND TO DISTURBANCE
Janice Faye Smith
A Lakeview woman, 58 year old JANICE FAYE SMITH, was arrested Sunday, April 21st by Sheriff’s Deputy Tracy Munson after he responded to her address at 32 CR 276 for a domestic disturbance at approximately 5:07 PM.
During the course of the investigation into the disturbance, Deputy Munson learned that JANICE SMITH had a Remington .22 caliber rifle in a closet in her home. Deputy Munson also learned that SMITH is a felon and thereby prohibited from owning or possessing a firearm. The rifle was not handled or used during the disturbance.
Deputy Munson seized the rifle, and he arrested JANICE SMITH on a felony charge of Possession of Firearm by Certain Persons (convicted felon). She was transported to the Detention Center and booked in lieu of $5,000 bond. She will appear in Circuit Court on April 25th.
/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff