Welker was wanted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for Perjury and Falsification of the Sex Offender Registry Form for providing an incorrect address.
He is also facing charges in Stewart County, for a Sex Offender Registry Violation. He was living in a home with a woman and her three small children.
Welker was previously convicted of Especially Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and Voluntary Manslaughter for the death of a 15month-old child in 1994.
He’s currently being held in the Wilson County Jail awaiting transportation to Montgomery and Stewart Counties.