SWAT teams with the Brown Count Sheriff’s Office and Brownwood Police Department executed a search drug search warrant Thursday morning and a second one Friday morning, arresting two.
According to reports from the two agencies:
SWAT team members from both agencies served a drug search warrant at 7 a.m. Thurday at an apartment in the 3700 block of Savoy in Brownwood.
James Bryan Tawater, 55, was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance under 1 gram with intent to deliver in a drug free zone.
SWAT team members recovered two small bags of methamphetamine and a “dope kit” containing items related to distribution, a report by sheriff’s narcotics deputy Carlyle Gover states.
Tawater was arrested at the same location on Dec. 27 on a drug charge and was released on bond.
Tawater remained jailed Friday in lieu of $40,000 bond.
In furtherance of that investigation, SWAT team members from both agencies served a search warrant at 8 a.m. Friday in the 1800 block of 13th in Brownwood.
Scott Wayne Bernard, 57, was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of a prohibited weapon.
Officers seized an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine and 3.5 ounces of marijuana, police said.
Officers also located evidence indicating continued narcotics distribution, police said.
Police also said via email:
“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.”