Branson, Mo. -- The Branson Police Department has arrested a man who has been linked to a string of recent burglaries and thefts in the Branson area.
33-year-old Christopher Stowell was found near the area of an active commercial burglary with stolen items and a bag of tools police believed were used in 11 commercial burglaries and 3 acts of stealing from a motor vehicle.
Stowell faces charges of burglary, attempted burglary, stealing, and possession of a controlled substance. Police say Stowell is homeless and was living out of his vehicle.
Charges have been filed and warrants have been issued. Additional burglaries are still under investigation. At this time, Stowell remains in the custody of the Taney County Sheriff.