According to information available at the Clay County Courthouse, the Clay County Prosecutor's Office filed formal allegations against Terry Alan Bilyou, 47, Brazil.
After members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department served a search warrant to look for initially look for firearms at his rural Clay County home Aug. 2, Bilyou was charged in Clay Circuit Court with class B unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon.
According to information on file at the Vigo County Superior Court, Bilyou was convicted of a serious violent crime (robbery while in possession of a 12-gauge shotgun, .410 shotgun and/or a .22 caliber handgun) April 13, 1982.
During the search, officers also discovered drugs in the residence.
Bilyou was also charged with class D possession of methamphetamine, class D possession of marijuana and two misdemeanor charges, including possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.
Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout set bond at $25,000 cash, with no 10 percent allowed.
Jail officials confirmed Thursday Bilyou remains incarcerated while awaiting further court proceedings.