Kellen Gulley was arrested in Clinton, Mississippi on Friday night and charged with multiple counts of possession of illegal narcotics with the intent to distribute while in possession of a firearm. Police pulled Gulley, a former member of the Chicago Fire, over and searched the car after smelling marijuana.
Gulley attempted to approach the detective during the search and was subsequently arrested for disorderly conduct – disobeying a lawful order. During an inventory of Gulley’s car, the detective recovered various illegal drugs packaged for sales along with weight scales, a semi-automatic handgun and suspected drug money.
Based on prior encounters and the evidence found in Gulley’s possession, the detective obtained a search warrant for his home on Cardinal Lane in Clinton.
The search yielded additional illegal drugs, paraphernalia and suspected drug money hidden in a bedroom.
Gulley, 22, was previously arrested in January for aggravated assault after he allegedly shot a man. Gulley has the distinction of being the second “Homegrown Player” in Chicago Fire history. Gulley spent years in the MLS team’s youth system and appeared in a few friendl. He most recently played for the Mississippi Brilla of the Premier Development League.