Drug bust leads to police chase on Cape Girardeau streets; two arrested

Wednesday, April 14, 2010
This white Dodge pickup was driven by a suspect who led police on a chase through Cape Girardeau streets Tuesday, April 13, 2010. (Fred Lynch)

An undercover drug bust at Capaha Park on Tuesday led to a car chase through Cape Girardeau that ended with police officers arresting two men.

According to police department spokesman Sgt. Jason Selzer, Jimmy Maglone began leading officers on the chase between 9 and 10 a.m. after officers suspected Maglone had narcotics in his vehicle, a white Dodge truck.

Jimmy Maglone

Maglone allegedly damaged a street sign on Perry Avenue and then damaged a drive-through window at Ken's Cape Cleaners at 1704 Broadway, Selzer said.

Maglone allegedly continued to flee and ended up on Bloomfield Street, where he struck a parked car, which hit another parked vehicle.

"No one was injured in this," Selzer said.

Maglone exited his truck near Bloomfield and Hanover streets and fled into a home on Pacific Street where police arrested him, Selzer said.

John Maglone

A second arrest was made when the suspect's brother, John Maglone, arrived at the scene allegedly carrying narcotics. John Maglone showed up because the Dodge truck his brother was driving belonged to him, Selzer said.

"Both of them are in custody, and we're applying for charges," Selzer said.

Charges had not been filed by 5 p.m. Tuesday.



Pertinent address:

1704 Broadway, Cape Girardeau, MO

Capaha Park, Cape Girardeau, MO

These two vehicles were involved in a crash resulting from a police chase in Cape Girardeau Tuesday, April 13, 2010. (Fred Lynch)

Map of pertinent addresses

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