Cape Girardeau Man Arrested for Burglary

A Cape Girardeau man has been charged with first-degree burglary, unlawful use of a weapon and property damage after a Thursday incident at a Jackson hotel. Police say  Jerry Bridges Jr., 38, was brandishing a knife while trying to kick in doors at Comfort Suites Hotel. Bridges allegedly threatened a female patron with the knife. Officers took Bridges into custody. His bond was set at $25,000, cash only.

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