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Hannibal man arrested after harassing an officer with a gun

Hannibal - Damien McCulley mugshot - 02142020

HANNIBAL (WGEM) — A Hannibal man has been arrested after using a handgun to make threatening gestures towards an officer.

Hannibal Police Lieutenant J.M. Grote reported that on Thursday, around 12:30 p.m. an officer was investigating a crash on North 7th Street when an unrelated vehicle drove by the officer.

A passenger in the vehicle, Damien McCulley, 22, made threatening gestures towards the officer with a handgun and shouted at the officer.

The vehicle McCulley was in was later located and McCulley was taken into custody without incident. A handgun was also recovered from inside the vehicle.

McCulley was previously under investigation for calling in a bomb threat to a local business. 

Warrants were issued for McCulley by the 10th Judicial Circuit on Friday.

Grote stated McCulley is being charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Harassment in the First Degree, and Armed Criminal Action for the incident involving the officer. 

McCulley is also being charged with Harassment in the First Degree and Making a Terroristic Threat for the incident involving the bomb threat.

His bond is set at $25,000 for each incident. McCulley remains housed in the Marion County Jail.             

Jim Roberts

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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