Date: January 4, 2018
SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATION IN AUXVASSE LEADS TO FELONY ASSAULT CHARGE FILED BY PROSECUTING ATTORNEY
Arrested person information:
Jerry Wilkerson, 71, of Auxvasse
On January 3, 2018, the Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney charged Jerry Wilkerson, 71, of Auxvasse with the offenses of Felony Assault 2nd, Felony Resisting Arrest, and Misdemeanor Assault 4th. The charges are the result of a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office investigation conducted at a residence in Auxvasse on November 23, 2017. On that date, Wilkerson was taken into custody after struggling with two deputies whom were arresting him.
At the time of the charge filing, Wilkerson was already incarcerated in the Callaway County Jail for a Probation Violation. Wilkerson is being held on a total court-set bond of $260,000.00.
Information as to Wilkerson’s past and current legal status may be accessed at the state court’s public access point – www.courts.mo.gov/casenet.
The investigation is ongoing and further charges could be forthcoming. NO FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED AT THIS TIME.
End of press release.
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