Last night at approximately 5:30 p.m. officers from the Cape Girardeau Police Department and the SEMO Drug Task Force conducted an investigation where a subject was found to be attempting to sell a handgun using social media. It was determined that the gun had been reported stolen from another jurisdiction. The investigators later made contact with the suspect, Tavious L. Tipler, age 17 from Cape Girardeau, in the parking lot of Mobil gas station at 612 S. Sprigg. Officers were able to take Tipler into custody. He is being held for class C Felony receiving stolen property, class D felony resisting a lawful detention and class D felony of unlawful use of a weapon on a $7,500 bond.
On Friday, Oct. 11, the City of Cape Girardeau Police Department hosted their first ever “Tweet Along” event from their Twitter account, @CapePolice, using the hashtag (search/categorical term) #CGPDtweetalong. During the event officers posted to […]
Detective Jeff Bonham has been with the City of Cape Girardeau Police Department for 14 years. He began in the Patrol Division and then taught D.A.R.E. classes in area schools. After going back to the […]
The City of Cape Girardeau and the Cape Girardeau Police Department is hosting an Open House for members of the community to come view the current police department building and its facilities. Tours of the […]