Cape Girardeau man facing charge after stolen vehicle found in creek

Thomas Charles Kinney (Source: Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office)
Thomas Charles Kinney (Source: Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office)

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, Mo. (KBSI) – A Cape Girardeau man faces a felony tampering charge after sheriff’s deputies found an overturned vehicle in a creek.

The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a overturned vehicle in a creek near State Highway V in Cape Girardeau County on Saturday, Nov. 5.

The vehicle was stolen, according to the sheriff’s office.

Thomas Charles Kinney, 39, from Cape Girardeau faces a Class D felony charge of tampering in the first degree.

The Prosecuting Attorney’s office issued an arrest warrant for Kinney. This warrant came with a $10,000 cash-only bond.

Kinney remained in the Cape Girardeau County Justice Center.

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