Former MLS Player Kellen Gulley Arrested on Multiple Drug and Weapons Charges

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.


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