Suicidal Jefferson City Man Arrested On Six Charges

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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
  • kidnapping
  • burglary 1st degree
  • armed criminal action

There is no bond on Courtney, and all charges are felonies.