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Cooper County Sheriff’s Office: Two men face burglary charges

Cooper County Sheriff's Office

BOONVILLE, Mo. (KMIZ)

The Cooper County Sheriff's Office said Friday on its Facebook page that two men were charged with multiple felonies on Thursday after allegedly being involved in a burglary on Route M.

Jordan Dickerson, 26, and Antonio Benford, 30, were each charged with second-degree burglary, stealing a gun and first-degree property damage.

The Sheriff's Office said items take from the residence included food, clothes and a gun. The office obtained surveillance images that allegedly showed the two men.

A few miles away, Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers arrested the men on Interstate 70 for allegedly possessing a stolen vehicle. All the stolen items were returned.

Both men were also charged with stealing a motor vehicle and possessing 35 grams or less of marijuana. There was another charge for both for first-degree robbery in Greene County.

Both men are being held at the Cooper County Jail on a $50,000 bond for the burglary charge. A $10,000 bond was also listed for both men in Cooper County Sheriff's Office online records for the stolen vehicle charge.

Dickerson had a previous charge for third-degree assault. His next hearing in that case is Nov. 22 at the Webster County Courthouse.

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Ryan Shiner

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