David Howes, 25, Brazil, was arrested for Resisting Law Enforcement and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
The Brazil City Police Department received a compliant from a citizen near North Walnut Street, after hearing gunshots coming from a residence in the area.
Officers with the police department, along with the Clay County Sheriff's Department, arrived at the scene and spoke to several neighbors nearby, who believed the gunshots came from 315 N. Walnut St.
According to Brazil Police Chief Clint McQueen, officers were aware previous complaints had been made about the same residence regarding gunshots being fired.
Upon arrival at the residence, officers saw shell casings on the porch of the home and on the sidewalk.
Howes answered the door and complied with being searched, according to McQueen. During the search, officers allegedly found a controlled substance that wasn't in an approved container. McQueen said Howes did not show the officers any documentation to show he had a prescription for the substance. It was found to be a schedule four substance, meaning a doctor can only prescribe it. Possession without a prescription is a felony.
Officers asked to enter the home to make sure residents were uninjured. One other person was inside the home and was not injured.
On exiting the home, officers told Howes they were going to arrest him with the charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance. According to McQueen, at that time, Howes allegedly folded his arms in front of him and backed up against the house. He allegedly refused to place his hands behind his back, forcing officers to take him to the ground where he was handcuffed.
Howes was transported to the Clay County Justice Center. His bond was set for $7,000 with no 10 percent allowed. As of Thursday afternoon, Howes was still incarcerated at the justice center.