Concordia resident faces weapons charges

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

According to reporting from KMZU, Concordia resident Michael D. Armstead was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 17, on two felony counts of unlawful possession of a weapon.

After a warrant search of the residence, officers found 25 20-round boxes of PMC X-TAC 5.56 ammunition, four 25-round boxes of Golden Saber Remington .45 Auto ammunition, one 20-round box of American Eagle AR 223 ammunition, one 120-round package of Green Tip LAP 5.56 ammunition, two loaded eight-round .45 auto 1911 pistol magazines and one loaded 30-round 5.56 Pmag magazine for a rifle.

According to KMZU, a criminal history check revealed Armstead has previous felony convictions for unlawful use of a firearm and domestic assault and felonious restraint.

Armsted is in custody at the Lafayette County Jail, in Lexington. A hearing is scheduled for Sept. 7.

Editor's note: Charges contained in reports provided by law enforcement officials are not evidence of guilt. Evidence supporting charges must be presented before a jury, whose duty is to determine if the accused is guilty or not guilty of the charges.