Posted: Jul 20, 2012 4:42 PM by Taylor Beck
Updated: Jul 20, 2012 6:49 PM
JEFFERSON CITY - According to a press release from the Jefferson City Police Department, police responded to a possible suicidal/barricaded suspect on Wednesday, July 18th. Brett Courtney, 42, of Jefferson City was not found until the next afternoon when he was taken into custody. He was wanted for a mental investigation and possessed a loaded 9mm handgun.
The police obtained more search warrants and evidence to directly link the suspect to a sexual assault that occured July 9th only two blocks away from the suspects's home.
Courtney is in custody and has been arrested for the following charges:
There is no bond on Courtney, and all charges are felonies.