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Michael Wayne Lyons. Photo courtesy of Boone Police Department.



Originally published: 2013-02-15 09:53:04
Last modified: 2013-02-15 09:53:04

Va. man arrested on meth, gun charges

Boone police arrested a Virginia man Wednesday on meth and gun charges, the police department announced Friday.

Officers responded to the Walgreens parking lot Wednesday evening after receiving a report of suspicious activity, possibly involving drugs. During the investigation, officers located Michael Wayne Lyons, 33, of Bluefield, Va. — a convicted felon who was carrying a concealed gun, the police department reported.
 
After Lyons was arrested, police discovered that Lyons also had methamphetamine in his possession.

Lyons was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance in a correctional facility, police said.

Lyons was issued a $30,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in court March 28.