On October 18, 2023, Probation Officers Hunter Boles and Cody Bruyette conducted a compliance check at the Lewis Hill residence on Ferro Road in Oxford. Hill is under active supervision due to being previously convicted of a felony charge. Also at the residence, during the compliance check, was Leann George.
During the compliance check, officers located a muzzle loader rifle in a shed on the property. Methamphetamine was in a safe inside the residence as well as drug paraphernalia about the residence. During the search, Leann Geroge claimed the items that were located in the safe were hers. Izard County investigators Geoffrey Watts and Tyler Webb were called to the scene to process and secure the evidence.
As a result, Lewis Hill, 43 of Oxford, was charged with possession of firearm by certain persons, a class “D” felony.
Leann George, 36 of Oxford, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, a class “D” felony; as well as possession of drug paraphernalia, a class “A” misdemeanor.