Three men arrested for stealing firearms from home
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, MO —
Three Mississippi County men have been arrested in connection to a string of burglaries.
According to the Mississippi County Sheriff Keith Moore, the investigation began in early January when a resident reported that his home had been burglarized overnight and several firearms had been taken.
Evidence at the scene indicated that three men in a truck were responsible for the burglary.
The next week, the same resident reported that a second burglary had been attempted, but the suspects did not get into the home.
While investigating the first two burglaries, the home was burglarized for a third time and another firearm was taken.
Surveillance cameras captured video of one of the suspects during the third burglary. Deputies identified that suspect as 20-year-old Dalton Ditto.
As the investigation continued, 20-year-old Tyler Young was also identified as a suspect.
Both Ditto and Young were taken into custody and questioned. During the interviews, a third suspects was identified, 22-year-old Nick Bradley.
Deputies arrested Bradley and were able to confirm his involvement in the burglaries during an interview.
All three face charges of Burglary and Theft/Stealing of a Firearm. Ditto and Young also face Property Damage charges.
All three remain jailed in the Mississippi County Detention Center. Bond has been set at $50,000 cash only.
Deputies were able to recover the stolen firearms.