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Attempted Murder


Shelby County Sheriff Willis Blackwell reports the arrest of Eric John Bremer, 54, of Shelbyville, December 17, 2016.
A disturbance was reported to the SCSO dispatch in reference to Bremer making threats to kill a family member. Shelby County Sheriff Deputies Jeffrey Gogolewski and Ruth Gonzales responded to the residence on CR 2481 and made contact with the complainant. The caller advised that she and Bremer had been involved in a verbal altercation and Bremer was threatening to kill her. 
While deputies were interviewing the complainant, numerous threatening text messages continued to be sent by Bremer. Bremer notified the complainant that he was on the way to the residence and headlights were observed coming down the roadway. Deputy Gogolewski observed Bremer’s vehicle circling the residence at an aggressive speed and attempted to intercept his vehicle.
Bremer pulled into the trailer park behind Trails End restaurant and exited his vehicle upon Deputy Gogolewski’s request. He was handcuffed and placed into the back of the patrol unit. One handgun was removed from Bremer’s waistband and two from the pockets of his jeans.  Deputy Gogolewski asked Bremer if any more weapons were in the vehicle and he stated a shotgun. 
Search of the vehicle revealed two additional rifles, one pistol and a shotgun. Each weapon located had one round chambered with a full complement of ammunition. A total of seven weapons were removed as evidence.
Bremer was booked into the SCSO December 18 for Criminal Attempt to Murder (F-2). He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Pct. 4, Jenny Hicks on a $45,000 bond. He posted bond and was released the same day.

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