A 17-year old from Russellville, MO was recently arrested in connection to a burglary in Moniteau County.

A press release from the Moniteau County Sheriff's Department indicates that on August 11, deputies responded to a burglary report on Rock House Road.

Deputies collected evidence and reviewed surveillance footage from the scene. Authorities reportedly identified suspects and on August 12, deputies tracked the suspects to a residence in Cole County.

Deputies made contact with a suspect, 17-year old Morgan L. Howard, of Russellville, and took Howard into custody.

During an interview, Howard reportedly confessed to the burglary. The stolen items were recovered and released back to the owner.

Howard was given a bond of $30,000.

Man in handcuffs

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