Deputies Arrest Brady Man
During the month of February 2020, Sheriff’s Deputies obtained information that a subject identified as thirty-nine year old Darby Stevens of rural Brady had a firearm in his possession. Deputies learned that Mr. Stevens was a convicted felon and should not have firearms. Deputies asked for an arrest warrant for Mr. Stevens and it was granted on February 19, 2020.
Around 8:00 a.m. on February 20, 2020, Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Mr. Stevens along Highway 30, just west of Brady NE. Mr. Stevens was taken into custody and an inventory search of his vehicle was conducted. Deputies discovered Drug Paraphernalia and a large amount of suspected Marijuana.
Also around 8:00 a.m., additional Deputies executed a search warrant of Mr. Stevens residence located north of Brady, NE. Deputies located three additional firearms, two cross bows, two compound bows, a large amount of suspected Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia, suspected Psilocybin (Mushrooms) and suspected THC Wax was siezed.
Upon conclusion of the search warrant, Deputies charged Mr. Stevens with three additional counts of a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, four counts of Felon in Possession of Deadly Weapon, Manufacturing and Distribution of Controlled Substance, Child Abuse, Possession of THC, Possession of Psilocybin (Mushrooms) and Possession of Marijuana over an Ounce. The investigation in this matter is ongoing.