Belleville: Felon points gun at police officers - KMOV.com

Belleville: Felon points gun at police officers


(KMOV)— The Belleville Police Department has issued a warrant for a Georgia man charged with a felony.

Dennis Shelton, 42, of Canton, Georgia has been charged with one count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon after pointing a gun at officers.

According to authorities, the officers arrived at Shelton’s motel room at the Super 8 Motel on Main Street in Belleville. 

They were inquiring about telephone harassment, but when police knocked on his door, Shelton answered with a hand gun pointed at officers.

The officers were able to detain the suspect with no problem.

Bail was set at $100,000.

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