Deputies: Man found hiding in vehicle following burglary call
CAMDEN COUNTY - The Camden County Sheriff's Office said it arrested a Camdenton man for felony tampering of a motor vehicle and resisting arrest after deputies found him hiding in a homeowner's car after the residence was burglarized.
On Friday, deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle call in the 100 block of Bluffview Drive near Sunrise Beach. A neighbor who called deputies reported the homeowner was out of state at the time of the incident.
Deputies said they found signs of forced entry into the residence and obtained a search warrant on the property. During the search, they located 37-year-old Matthew Duane Valentine of Camdenton in the homeowner's vehicle.
Deputies arrested Valentine at the scene and transported him to the Camden County Adult Detention Facility. He faces charges of felony tampering with a motor vehicle and felony resisting arrest. He was being held at the jail on a $50,000 surety bond.