Marshall man charged with drug trafficking

Friday, October 5, 2012

A Marshall man who was arrested Thursday morning, Oct. 4, when Marshall police served a search warrant at his residence has been charnged in Saline County Circuit Court.

Kevin Darnell Smith, 46, was charged Thursday with class B felony second-degree drug trafficking, according to unofficial online court records.

Marshall police officers and Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers served the search warrant at Smith's West Jackson Street residence.

The search warrant was obtain based on information received about the distribution of crack cocaine from the residence, police officials said.

Officers seized a quantity of crack cocain, evidence of packaging the drug for sale and a quantity of U.S. currency, according to a news release from Marshall Police Department.

Bond was set at $100,000 cash only. Smith is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday, Oct. 10.

Editor's note: Charges contained in reports provided by law enforcement officials are not evidence of guilt. Evidence supporting charges must be presented before a jury, whose duty is to determine if the accused is guilty or not guilty of the charges.

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