9/28 Robbery

On Sunday 9/28/14 at approximately 8:00 am the Cape Girardeau Police Department responded to 64 S. Plaza Way, Dollar General Store, in reference to a robbery in progress.  Officers made contact with the clerk who stated that a black male entered the store displaying a handgun.  The clerk was un-injured and the suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.  Through our investigation with the Missouri Highway Patrol, a suspect was identified and taken into custody.  Tyler O. Johnson, age 23, from Cape Girardeau was charged with class A felony Robbery in the 1st Degree and felony Armed Criminal Action.  He is being held at the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Dept. on $100,000 bond.