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A man is facing drug and gun charges after police in Mingo County allegedly found narcotics and firearms inside of his home while performing a home check with the probation office.

Dwayne Brewer, 60, was arrested July 23 by the Mingo County Sheriff’s Department and charged with possession with intent to deliver and being a prohibited person from possessing a firearm, according to a criminal complaint filed in Mingo County Magistrate Court.

According to the complaint, officers with the MCSD performed a home check on Brewer with the probation office and while searching the residence allegedly found a .38 caliber Smith and Wesson in his possession.

Brewer, who has a PO Box in Prichard according to the complaint, is a convicted felon who was charged with previous firearm offenses in 2005 and 2013.

Also during the check, the officers allegedly found a set of scales, several small plastic baggies, glass pipes and individually packaged schedule IV narcotics, according to the complaint.

Brewer was arraigned by Mingo County Magistrate Donald Sansom and is currently lodged in the Southwestern Regional Jail in Holden.

Cpl. A. Mounts, Sgt. P. Muncy, and Sgt. J. Muncy were listed as the arresting officers.

Here are more criminal complaints recently filed in Mingo County Magistrate Court:

William Grover Brewer, 28, of Williamson was arrested July 19 by the Williamson Police Department and charged with receiving stolen goods and delivery of a controlled substance.

  • Charles Edward Canterbury II, 34, of Pecks Mill was arrested July 19 by the West Virginia State Police and charged with possession of a controlled substance, driving revoked, reckless driving and fleeing on foot.
  • Jonathan James McDaniels, 26, of Williamson was arrested July 18 by the WPD and charged with burglary, child neglect creating risk of injury, unlawful restraint, domestic battery, domestic assault, destruction of property and trespassing.
  • Ronald R. Bone, 61, of Delbarton was arrested July 22 by the WVSP and charged with three counts of failure to update sex offender registry.
  • James Allen Meade, 47, of Huntington was arrested July 21 by the WVSP and charged with brandishing a deadly weapon.
  • Aaron Weston Grant, 29, and Sherman Dakota Bailey, 20, both of Williamson were arrested July 22 by WPD and charged with destruction of property and petit larceny.
  • Ricky Lee Gauze, 41, of Williamson was arrested July 20 by the WVSP and charged with failure to update sex offender registry.
  • Alyssa Cheyenne Taylor, 22, of Wheeling was arrested July 19 by the WPD and charged with possession of a controlled substance, DUI, obstructing, false info, no operator’s and no insurance.
  • Keana Bre Ann Swafford (Clute), 24, of Delbarton was arrested July 19 by the MCSD and charged with possession of a controlled substance.
  • Justin Lee Baisden, 31, of Delbarton was arrested July 19 by the MCSD and charged with possession of a controlled substance.
  • Disclaimer: All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. A criminal complaint is a document that alleges a criminal charge.

    Jarrid McCormick is a reporter for the Williamson Daily News. He can be reached by email at jmccormick@HDMediaLLC.com.