Former Cape Girardeau Policeman Arrested for Domestic Violence

A former Cape Girardeau police officer is in custody for an alleged domestic violence incident that occurred outside of city limits. A news release stated that the Cape Girardeau Police Department was made aware of the arrest of Kelvin D. Robinson, 39, on Tuesday. The Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office filed domestic assault charges Wednesday. Robinson had resigned from his position as a patrolman with the department approximately six days before the alleged incident occurred, the release stated. He had not worked for the department since he had submitted his resignation, and will not be returning. Robinson had been employed with the police department for 11 years prior to his resignation. Robinson is being held at the Cape Girardeau County Jail on charges of second-degree domestic assault, a class D felony. His bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.

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