A Brazil man is in jail after his arrest Sunday on a handful of drug charges.
According to officials with the Brazil City Police Department, Richard Stapert, 48, was arrested and transported to the Clay County Justice Center after officers received information regarding the selling of narcotics at 611 N. Harrison St.
Officers received a search warrant for the residence based on information gathered during an investigation.
At approximately 6:40 p.m., Sunday, officers with the police department, Clay County Sheriff's Department and Clay City Police Department executed the warrant and during the search, several pounds of marijuana, methamphetamine, prescription narcotics, precursors and paraphernalia were discovered inside the residence.
Preliminary charges on Stapert include dealing marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, possession of precursors and possession of paraphernalia.
As of Monday afternoon, Stapert was still incarcerated at the justice center on $700 bond.