Longview man arrested for possession of drugs, gun

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Leonard Edward Smith, 35, of Longview, was arrested at his home at noon Thursday by Longview police and Gregg County Organized Drug Enforcement officers, who were at the home on FM 2963 because of a search warrant.

In the house, officers found 9 pounds of marijuana, described as kush marijuana, according to an arrest affidavit.

Smith is being held in the Gregg County Jail without bond, Charged with felony possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, after officers said they found a pistol in the house.

Smith was sentenced to three years in prison in 2004 for parole violation stemming from a prior drug conviction.


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