It was also learned the driver was a prior convicted felon. The subject was arrested, and while being booked, contraband was discovered on his person.

On 02/29/2020 deputies conducted a traffic stop with an individual in the Camdenton area reference a registration violation. During the investigation, the K9 unit was contacted and revealed a positive alert. As a result of the search, a loaded firearm was located in the engine compartment of the vehicle. It was also learned the driver was a prior convicted felon. The subject was arrested, and while being booked, contraband was discovered on his person.

Dustin S Burkhart Age 36 of Camdenton was charged with one count of Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, Felony Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and a Misdemeanor count of possession of item not allowed in a correctional center. His bond was denied.