- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)3
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Man accused of pointing BB gun at Chaffee resident (04/26/16)2
Federal court briefs 11/21/03
Two area men sentenced for firearm charges
Two area men, Jimmy Quinn, 53, of Sikeston, Mo., and William S. Smith, 38, of Perryville, Mo., were sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Cape Girardeau on unrelated firearms charges.
Quinn was sentenced to 180 months in prison for being previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm. He has two prior convictions for assault and one for attempted burglary in Mississippi County. Smith was sentenced to 30 months in prison for being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. He has a 1988 conviction for burglary in Perry County.
Illegal alien pleads to transporting other aliens
A Mexican man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Cape Girardeau to five felony counts of immigration violations. Angel Figueroa-Camacateco, 28, pleaded to four counts of transporting illegal aliens and one count of entering and remaining in the United States without obtaining legal consent for admission. He faces up to 10 years in prison and $250,000 in fines. Sentencing was set for Feb. 25 in Cape Girardeau.
Figueroa-Camacateco has been removed from the United States on four other occasions, prosecutors said.
- From staff reports