HANNIBAL (WGEM) — A Hannibal man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly discharging a firearm on November 2, Hannibal police say.
Lt. Jacob Nacke reported that a warrant was issued in the Circuit Court of Marion County charging Otis Gauch, 41, with Unlawful Use of a Weapon.
Nacke stated that on November 11 Hannibal Officers located Gauch at a local business where he was taken into custody. The arrest was a result of a November 2 investigation in the 1700 block of 35th St. where officers were called in reference to a disturbance where a firearm had been discharged.
Officers responded and found there were no injuries, but the suspect had fled the area in a vehicle. During the course of the investigation a search warrant was served at the residence and a firearm was recovered.
Gauch’s bond was set at $25,000 cash only and Gauch remains in custody at the Marion County Jail.