A Camdenton man is behind bars, facing charges of child endangerment, following an accident near Owens Point Road.

According to the Camden County Sheriff’s office, deputies arriving at the scene discovered 33-year-old Codie Dudley passed out with an unattended infant in his car.

Officials say a search of the vehicle uncovered numerous controlled substances and drug paraphernalia.

Dudley is being held on no bond and the infant was transferred to Children’s Services.



On 09/01/20 deputies responded to the area of Owens Point Road reference the investigation of an accident involving a driver who left the scene. Upon arrival at a residence, deputies located a male subject passed out with an unattended infant. Further investigation led to the discovery of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia. A male subject was arrested, and the infant was released to Children’s Services.

Codie D Dudley age 33 of Camdenton was charged with Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, Felony Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Dudley was denied bond.

*The Camden County Sheriff’s Office reminds everyone that these charges are merely an accusation and these individuals remain innocent until proven guilty.