Suspect arrested in Bell City burglaries

By Heartland News

BELL CITY, MO (KFVS) - Stoddard County authorities say they caught the suspect in a string of burglaries near Bell City.

Shawn Yount faces four counts of Class C felony burglary in the second degree, four counts of Class C felony stealing, and one count of Class D felony of property damage in the first degree.

Yount has been in jail since July 14 on property damage charges.

Stoddard County Sheriff Carl Hefner says the burglaries stopped after Yount was arrested in July.

Yount's bond is set at $35,500 cash only.

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