On Thursday, November 12, 2015, the Cape Girardeau Police Department received a complaint of an impaired driver. The caller was following a vehicle that had reportedly committed several traffic violations, and the caller believed the driver was impaired. A Cape Girardeau police officer located this vehicle and stopped it near the intersection of Pacific and Good Hope. The driver was identified as James Douglas Richards of Cape Girardeau. Richards was arrested at approximately 10:30 p.m. He was transported to the Cape Girardeau Police Department, and later released with citations for the ordinance violations of driving while intoxicated and failure to drive on the right side of the roadway.
Cape Girardeau Police Department officers Ptlm. Templeton, Ptlm. Newton, Ptlm. Yoder, and Ptlm. Alsdorf were recognized during the Feb. 1 City Council meeting by Chief Blair and the Council for their heroic actions in saving the lives of two […]
We invite you to view your Cape Girardeau Police Department’s 2015 Annual Report, a look back at the year through photos and comments. Included are the annual crime stats and budget overview, as well as […]
Officer Paul Zajieck wasn’t expecting a physical altercation to turn into an attempted suicide, but that’s the life of a police officer. The City of Cape Girardeau Police Department’s officer responded to a fight on […]