A Sharpsburg man accused of raping a 17-year-old girl remains behind bars after his arrest.
Brett Tyler Brown, 36, is charged with rape, aggravated sodomy, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to jail reports.
On April 13, investigators were executing a search warrant for digital evidence in Brown’s Sharpsburg home when they discovered drugs and firearms in the residence, according to Toby Nix, public information officer for the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities seized suspected Percocet, anabolic steroids and marijuana, which was sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for verification, Nix said. A total of three guns were also seized from the home.
Also arrested was spouse Jessica Brown, 44, on charges of narcotics possession and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, Nix said. She was later released on a $1,300 bond.
Brett Brown remains behind bars at the Coweta County Jail.
In February 2013, Brett was sentenced to serve five years after pleading guilty to methamphetamine and alprazolam possession, according to court documents.