MILLER COUNTY, Mo. — A Brumley man is facing felony charges for a break-in at Brumley Tavern on Feb. 1.
On Feb. 1, deputies were dispatched to a commercial burglary alarm at the Brumley Tavern. Upon arrival, they determined the business had been burglarized and an undisclosed amount of money had been stolen. After reviewing surveillance video, authorities identified the suspect as 36-year-old Brandon Howser of Brumley.
On Feb. 5 Howser was arrested by deputies on an unrelated warrant. He was later interviewed by detectives, and based on statements provided in that interview Howser was charged with 2nd Degree Burglary and Felony Stealing, in relation to the Brumly Tavern break-in. The sheriff’s office says deputies were able to recover a large amount of the stolen cash and return it to the victim.
Howser is currently being held at the Miller County Adult Detention Center on a $50,000 surety bond.