Deputies arrest convicted felon after finding several guns
BOONE COUNTY - Deputies arrested a convicted felon on Wednesday after finding him in possession of several guns.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department S.W.A.T. served a search warrant at Lairree Hanton, Jr.'s home on Demaret Drive Wednesday morning. Deputies said they saw him discarding a handgun, and inside they found another pistol, three rifles and ammunition.
Hanton has five prior felony convictions, and under state law felons are not allowed to own or possess guns.