Man arrested for unlawful use of a weapon

3 years 7 months 1 week ago Saturday, August 27 2016 Aug 27, 2016 Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:27:00 AM CDT August 27, 2016 in News
By: Jalyn Henderson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

CALLAWAY COUNTY - The Callaway County Sheriff's Office arrested a man accused of unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm and armed criminal action Friday evening.

George W. Knox, 37, allegedly displayed a shotgun on the 500 block of Redwood Drive in New Bloomfield. Police said he then left the area in car at approximately 6:30 p.m Friday.

Police said they stopped Knox's vehicle inside the city limits of Holts Summit and found a loaded shotgun along with ammunition inside.  

Knox was turned over to the Callaway County Jail with three felony charges of unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm and armed criminal action.

Knox posted bond on Saturday, and the Callaway County Jail released him, pending a court appearance. 


(Editor's Note: KOMU.com has updated this story to correct the name of the police department.)

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