Suicidal Jefferson City Man Arrested On Six Charges
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:
- attempted forcible rape
- forcible sodomy (deviant sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion)
- forcible sodomy, count 2
- burglary 1st degree
- armed criminal action
There is no bond on Courtney, and all charges are felonies.