Two men from Richland, both 20, have been arrested and charged with felonies related to stealing and burglary attempts in rural Camden County, according to a press release from the Camden County Sheriff's Office.

Two men from Richland, both 20, have been arrested and charged with felonies related to stealing and burglary attempts in rural Camden County, according to a press release from the Camden County Sheriff's Office. 

More arrests may be coming as the investigation continues into a rash of burglaries in the Climax Springs and Edwards communities of Camden County with some extending into Benton County. 

Austin Tabor and Phillip Wayne Carter were arrested after deputies responded to a disturbance on November 4, 2017 at a residence on Lake Park in Camden County. According to the release, an owner of a vehicle discovered that a subject, identified by CCSO as Austin Tabor, had unlawfully entered the vehicle and was stealing property found within. 

Tabor has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana, two counts of stealing - Class D felonies, one count of stealing - a Class A misdemeanor, and one count of stealing - a Class D misdemeanor. He has posted a $2,000 bond, according to the release. 

Phillip Wayne Carter, identified by CCSO as an accomplice in the attempted theft, was charged with one count of stealing - a Class D felony, one county of receiving stolen property - a Class D felony, one count of stealing, a Class A misdemeanor, and three counts of stealing, Class D misdemeanors with a cash bond of $3,000. 

"It was admitted to investigators that over 200 vehicles have been unlawfully entered," the release concluded. "More arrests are pending and the investigation continues.