March 23rd, 2022
On March 22nd, 2022, members of the Sheriff's Office went to Ewing, Missouri to serve a Knox County, Missouri arrest warrant to Charles Stanley Bunfill. He was alleged to have violated a full order of protection in Knox County.
Mr. Bunfill was located at his apartment and, while serving the arrest warrant, Bunfill was found near a loaded revolver. The Sheriff and Chief Deputy also observed several firearms and illegal drugs in the living room.
Mr. Bunfill was transported to the Lewis County Jail and members of the Sheriff's Office completed an affidavit for a search warrant for the apartment. Lewis County Assistant Prosecutor Chelsea Fellinger then applied for the search warrant and search warrant was then granted by the court.
During the course of the search; handguns, shotguns, rifles and ammunition was located. Illegal narcotics were located, as well, and included methamphetamine, marijuana, smoking devices, pills and other paraphernalia.
On March 23rd, 2022 Assistant Prosecutor Fellinger filed charges and sought a felony warrant for Mr. Bunfill. The Honorable Judge Tom Redington issued an arrest warrant that included one count of possession of controlled substance, (methamphetamine), one count of possession of controlled substance, (alprazolam), both class D felonies, and fourteen counts of unlawful use of a weapon, (for possessing a firearm and controlled substances), all class E felonies.
Mr. Bunfill, age 68, remains lodged in the Lewis County Jail on no bond.
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