JSE Surplus Was robbed on Friday

Authorities are searching for multiple suspects who burglarized a Cape Girardeau County firearms business late last week. Police say JSE Surplus on Highway 74, west of Cape Girardeau, was entered at about 5:30 a.m. Friday. Police say once inside the business, the suspects began to steal multiple firearms During the burglary, the owner of JSE Surplus, who happened to be in the building, was alerted to the break-in, confronted the suspects, and fired multiple rounds from a shotgun in their direction. Officers say the suspects subsequently fled the business, dropping most of the firearms, yet still getting away with several. It is not known whether anyone was wounded in the incident. The suspects were last seen heading west on Highway 74 toward Dutchtown, according to the statement from the sheriff’s office. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is assisting with the investigation.

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