Didn't return rental car, received free ride to jail

Mandi Dear is charged with stealing leased or rented property

A central Missouri woman is behind bars after allegedly failing to return a rental vehicle.

Mandi Dear, 27, of Camdenton, Missouri, is charged with stealing leased or rented property. She is being held in the Adair County jail under $25,000 cash only bond.

According to court papers, Dear rented the car from Enterprise in Kirksville, through her insurance company on February 25. Her insurance company stopped paying on March 15. When Enterprise attempted to charge the credit card on file, it was declined.

The car was later recovered in Camdenton.

Mandi Dear's initial court date has not yet been set.