Dent County Man Caught in the Act of Burglary

(Phelps County) A Dent County man was arrested Wednesday morning in Phelps County for burglary.

28-year-old Buck Prater of Salem has been charged with first degree burglary and 1st degree tampering.

Reports say deputies discovered Prater after he allegedly had broke into a garage located on Phelps County Road 3200.

He was apparently sitting inside the owner’s pickup truck when he was arrested.

Prater is being held in the jail in Rolla on 50-thousand dollar bond.