Officers from several departments in Southeast Missouri conducted a combined operation in Cape Girardeau on Friday April 25. Several arrests and citations written throughout the evening and early morning hours. While some suspects were charged with multiple violations, sixteen different people were arrested with charges arranging from felony drug violations, arrest warrants, and DWI. Twenty-five citations were written for different violations including obstructing traffic by walking in the roadway, traffic violations, noise violations and other misdemeanor ordinance violations.
The Violent Crime Task Force will continue its enforcement efforts through the next several months to reduce violent crimes that have risen throughout Southeast Missouri. Law Enforcement’s goal is curb violence and arrest offenders so that citizens and visitors can feel safe in the community that they live in or are visiting.