Date: February 12, 2018
Arrested person information:
Brett Welsh, 31, of Fulton
On February 12, 2018 at approximately 4:46 p.m., a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputy observed Brett Welsh, whom he knew to have a revoked driver’s license, operating a vehicle on State Road Z near Wood Street in Fulton. Deputies stopped the vehicle on State Road Z near North Business 54 and subsequently arrested Welsh.
During a search of Welsh’s vehicle, two firearms and a silencer were located inside the vehicle. According to public court records, Welsh is a convicted felon, thus for, mere possession of a firearm is unlawful under state and federal law.
Welsh was transferred to the Callaway County Jail and booked / processed for several FELONY offenses; to include, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of an Illegal Weapon, and Driving While Revoked. Welsh was released to the Callaway County Jail without bond pending a court-set bond setting by a judge.
Further public information as to past and current court cases involving Welsh may be accessed through the state courts 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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