KIRKSVILLE, MO – A preliminary hearing was held Wednesday for a Kirksville man facing 17 felonies.

Charges listed from the 23rd of this month, accuse Billy Bachman, 48, of 12 counts unlawful possession of a firearm, and two counts of stealing. During a search of Bachman’s residence, law enforcement recovered numerous stolen items.

A future hearing in the matter is scheduled for April 10 in Adair County.