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.
On Thursday, July 11, several officers from the Cape Girardeau Police Department participated in a “Tip a Cop” event at Texas Roadhouse. Thanks to all of the officers, volunteers, family members and the generosity of […]
Cape Girardeau Police Chief Wes Blair and several officers attended the May 16 City Council meeting to receive a proclamation from Mayor Harry Rediger recognizing the week of May 15-21 as “National Police Week” in […]
The Cape Girardeau Police Department’s Special Response Team recently trained for the Fredericktown Police Department’s first annual Christopher Parsons Special Response Team competition on May 18. The Special Response Team simulated elements of the competition, which […]