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.
The Safe Communities Program is dedicated to traffic safety in counties throughout the southeast Missouri area. The program is based in the Cape Girardeau Police Department, located at 40 South Sprigg Street. The program teaches […]
The Cape Girardeau/Bollinger County Major Case Squad has disbanded effective this evening, April 5, 2016. As a result of the investigation, Tavious L. Tipler, age 19 of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, has been arrested and charged […]
A team of City of Cape Girardeau employees has been reviewing the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs), more commonly referred to as drones, to improve public safety and infrastructure services, efficiency and employee safety. […]