A Madison County woman has been charged with stealing a vehicle from a parking lot in Fredericktown.
Meghann Elizabeth Morgan, 32, of Marquand, is charged with stealing a motor vehicle, a Class B felony. Her bond was set at $15,000 cash only.
She is charged as a prior offender. She is on probation in Perry and Madison Counties for separate counts of second-degree burglary.
According to the probable cause statement, Fredericktown Police Department received a report that a vehicle had been stolen from Chuck’s Short Stop on East Main.
Surveillance video shows Morgan entering the Ford Edge and driving away.
A locator app on the driver’s smartphone was used to locate the stolen vehicle on Buck Horn Church near Marquand. A deputy responded to the location, arrested Morgan and located the phone and vehicle. When questioned, she said she was living in the church.