On Monday, September 12, 2016, at approximately 5:30 a.m. the Cape Girardeau Police Department was notified of a two vehicle crash on southbound Interstate 55 near the 100.8 mile marker. One of the drivers was found to be deceased: Carl Wayne Black, a 59-year-old Altenburg resident. The other driver and a passenger in that vehicle were taken into custody on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and tampering with physical evidence. This case has been forwarded to the Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney for review. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Squad Disbands, Investigation Continues, 911 Ranney Shooting – Cape Girardeau/Bollinger County Major Case Squad
With regard to the October 6, 2015, shooting death of Howard Smith Jr., the Cape Girardeau and Bollinger County Major Case Squad has disbanded per the 72 hour standard activation period. A person of interest […]
Seniors and Lawmen Together will host a program honoring the late Roger Fields near the existing Law Enforcement Memorial in Cape County Park North, beginning at noon on Oct. 13. All are invited. For more […]
Bicycles are proving to be a healthier mode of transportation for both the rider and the environment. The Cape Girardeau Police Department and Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Public Safety (DPS) are also finding […]