RAY COUNTY, Mo.—The man accused of a burglary, reported Christmas Eve of 2018, appears in court Tuesday, Dec. 17.

The accused, Austin Russell Berg III , allegedly stole numerous items including jewelry and firearms in order to obtain money for drugs. A peremptory docket hearing at 9:30 a.m. in Ray County a week before the one-year anniversary of his arrest.

Berg faces four felony counts of stealing and one felony charge of burglary.