WESTVILLE – A Westville man was arrested September 13 for illegal possession of a firearm.

A Holmes County Sheriff’s Office deputy pulled a silver Toyota pick up on R.M. Ward Road in Westville.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Wayne Brownell.

Brownell gave consent to search his vehicle.

The search found a 12 gauge shotgun, a .22 caliber rifle and marijuana.

Brownell is a convicted felon and is currently on state probation. He was arrested and charged with a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of marijuana.