New Release - Burglary case closed
On Wednesday, December 8, 2021, Deputies
were dispatched to a residence around the
500 block of County Road 458, located in
Cape Girardeau County, for a report of a
burglary. It was learned during contact with
the victim that numerous items of value
were taken from the residence and an
investigation into who committed this burglary
and stealing began.
During a follow up on a lead our detectives
interviewed and obtained a confession from
a suspect of the burglary and stealing.
Subsequently while contacting the suspect,
it was learned that he was also in possession
of a brand-new truck that was stolen off a
After completing this investigation, a probable
cause affidavit was sent to the Prosecuting
Attorneys Office. A short time later a warrant
was issued by the Courts on the following
individual for the following crimes.
Andrew M. Freeman
Count: I - Class B felony of burglary in the
Count: II - Class D felony of stealing.
This warrant came with a bond of $50,000.
Andrew M. Freeman was issued a second
warrant for the following
Count I - Class D felony of tampering in
the first degree.
This warrant came with a bond of $30,000.
The charge of an offense is merely an
accusation, and the defendant is presumed
innocent until and unless proven guilty.