Sheriff's department reports arrests

Tuesday, December 3, 2002

The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department arrested two men, David Fee, 17, and Trae Bell, 17 for their alleged connection with two business burglaries which occurred in the early morning hours Friday.

During the course of the investigation into two burglaries -- one at the Gordonville Gas Station at 5700 Highway 25 and the other at the Corner Store at 5156 Highway 34 -- evidence of one of the burglaries was found during a traffic stop. The driver and passenger were taken into custody and have been formally charged by the Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney's office.

Fee was charged with two class C felony counts of burglary in the second degree, one Class C felony count of tampering with a motor vehicle, one class A misdemeanor count of stealing and one class A misdemeanor count of resisting arrest by fleeing.

Bell is charged with two class C felony counts of burglary in the second degree and one class A misdemeanor count of stealing.

Fee and Bell remain in custody in the county jail in lieu of a $100,000 bond each.

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