County employee and 2 others jailed

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A Smith County employee and a former employee have been jailed on drug charges following a raid last Thursday at a home located in the 6500 block of Rockwood Drive.

Tyler police report 44-year-old L.C. Rainey Jr., an employee of the Smith County Physical Plant and 29-year-old Shanikwa Johnson, a former Smith County jailer were arrested after Tyler SWAT raided the home. Another person, 34-year-old Timothy Rainey was also taken into custody. The four children who were living at the house were taken by CPS.

Police say they seized various drugs including crack cocaine, marijuana and pills during the raid. Several vehicles, and electronics were also seized.

All three are jailed on numerous drug charges.