Burglary suspect charged after Rosebud traffic stop

Rosebud police making a routine traffic stop on the evening of July 20 discovered items allegedly taken from a residence in the 200 block of Depot Avenue in town.

Police Chief Mason Griffith and reserve officer Joshua Krull conducted a vehicle stop in regards to a traffic violation, according to a release from Griffith. The driver of the vehicle, Brian J. Frankenberg of Union, was taken into custody for the violation. During an inventory of his vehicle, multiple stolen items were located including three chainsaws, over 20 fishing rods, fishing reels and tackle, and assorted hand tools.

Griffith said an investigation was launched at the scene with assistance from Trooper Evan Hane of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The stolen items were identified as having been taken during a burglary of a residence in Rosebud. Frankenberg was held at the Crawford County Jail and a warrant was filed on him by the Gasconade County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for burglary. Bond was set at $20,000.

Other charges are pending, Griffith said. “The Rosebud Police Department would like to thank the Missouri State Highway Patrol for assisting with the investigation,” said Griffith.