SWAT team members from the Brownwood Police Department and Brown County Sheriff’s Office seized 56 grams of methamphetamine and arrested two people after executing a search warrant in north Brownwood Friday morning, police said.
Arrested at the scene were Michael Penn, 49, and Erocia Donahoo, 34, a press release from the Brownwood Police Department states.
They were booked into the Brown County Jail and charged with manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance between 4 and 200 grams, a first degree felony, and possession of a firearm by a felon, a third degree felony.
According to the press release:
At approximately 8:15 am, members of the Brownwood Police Department and Brown County Sheriff’s Office SWAT teams executed a narcotics search and arrest warrant in the 1400 block of Waco Street in Brownwood.
The search warrant was the result of an ongoing investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine in Brown County.
During the execution of the search warrant, approximately 56 grams of suspected methamphetamine were recovered from the residence. Along with the suspected controlled substance, officials also recovered materials that were consistent with the distribution of illegal drugs.
Additionally, two handguns were recovered during the investigation.
Brown County residents are reminded and encouraged to report suspicious activity related to the sale and distribution of illegal narcotics. Residents who wish to remain anonymous can call the Heart of Texas Crime Stoppers at 800-222- TIPS (8477).
Crime Stoppers pays rewards to citizens and tipsters for confidential criminal information regarding crimes in Brown and surrounding counties.