Police work crash after driver fails to yield - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Police work crash after driver fails to yield

Police say a vehicle failed to yield to a police officer and rolled their vehicle near the intersection of Edgewood and Gordonville Road (Source: Don Frazier, KFVS). Police say a vehicle failed to yield to a police officer and rolled their vehicle near the intersection of Edgewood and Gordonville Road (Source: Don Frazier, KFVS).
The driver was taken to a hospital for minor non-life threatening injuries (Source: Don Frazier, KFVS). The driver was taken to a hospital for minor non-life threatening injuries (Source: Don Frazier, KFVS).
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

According to Cape Girardeau Police Department, the Southeast Missouri Violent Crime Task Force was activated on Wednesday, July 2.

Around 30 police officers from different departments were on patrol and a number of arrests were made for violations.

Police say a vehicle failed to yield to a police officer and rolled their vehicle near the intersection of Edgewood and Gordonville Road in Cape Girardeau.

The driver was taken to a hospital for minor non-life threatening injuries. The driver has pending charges for a number of traffic violations.

Richard L. Jenkins, 28 from Cape Girardeau, was arrested by Charleston DPS on Cape Girardeau County warrants for class C felony unlawful possession of a firearm, class C felony possession of a controlled substance and class A misdemeanor resisting arrest for an incident that happened on April 1, 2014.

Deion Phillips, 18, has been charged for allegedly shooting Jenkins on Friday, June 27 on Cousin Street in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Also on Wednesday, the Cape Girardeau/Bollinger County Major Case Squad was activated to further investigate a number of crimes that have taken place in Cape Girardeau and Cape Girardeau County.

That includes two homicides and other shootings. Illinois State Police, Sikeston DPS, Charleston DPS, Poplar Bluff Police Department and various federal agencies are assisting the Major Case Squad in their advanced intelligence sharing.

The Major Case Squad will be comparing commonalities between the shootings and homicides to determine any similarities. They will also be following up on multiple leads.

Copyright 2014 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Slideshow: Craighead Co. Dec. 17-23 mug shots

    Slideshow: Craighead Co. Dec. 17-23 mug shots

    Sunday, December 17 2017 12:51 PM EST2017-12-17 17:51:04 GMT
    Sunday, December 17 2017 7:16 PM EST2017-12-18 00:16:50 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A photo gallery of mug shots from the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.

    A photo gallery of mug shots from the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.

  • breaking

    ASP to investigate officer involved shooting

    ASP to investigate officer involved shooting

    Saturday, December 16 2017 9:57 PM EST2017-12-17 02:57:14 GMT
    Sunday, December 17 2017 6:22 PM EST2017-12-17 23:22:20 GMT
    Arkansas State Police investigators are looking into an officer involved shooting Saturday night. (Source: KAIT)Arkansas State Police investigators are looking into an officer involved shooting Saturday night. (Source: KAIT)

    An officer-involved shooting Saturday night in Independence County will be investigated by the Arkansas State Police, officials said Sunday morning. 

    An officer-involved shooting Saturday night in Independence County will be investigated by the Arkansas State Police, officials said Sunday morning. 

  • Body recovered from Mississippi River tugboat sinking

    Body recovered from Mississippi River tugboat sinking

    Sunday, December 17 2017 5:24 PM EST2017-12-17 22:24:28 GMT
    Keith Pigram and his stepson Anquavioius Newson (Source: Family)Keith Pigram and his stepson Anquavioius Newson (Source: Family)

    The body of one of the two missing men from a tugboat accident has been recovered from the Mississippi River, according to a spokesperson for Wepfer Marine. 

    The body of one of the two missing men from a tugboat accident has been recovered from the Mississippi River, according to a spokesperson for Wepfer Marine. 

Powered by Frankly