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Person of interest in Cape Girardeau abduction in court

Jeffery Lazier (Source: Cape Girardeau PD) Jeffery Lazier (Source: Cape Girardeau PD)
GRUNDY COUNTY, IL -

The person of interest in an alleged Cape Girardeau, Missouri abduction was in court on Tuesday, May 19.

Jeffery Lazier, 43, of Coal City, Illinois was arrested in Yorkville, Illinois, west of Chicago on May 15.

Lazier is being held in Grundy County, Illinois on a charge of fugitive from justice.

The man is accused of kidnapping a woman from Cape County Park South and sexually her on May 12.

Lazier signed waiver of extradition in court on Tuesday.

Authorities are working on schedule agreement between departments on getting him back to Missouri.

Once he is transferred out of Grundy County, the fugitive from justice charge will be dropped.

He faces felony kidnapping, armed criminal action, first degree felony sodomy and first degree felony sexual abuse charges.

His bond was set at $250,000 cash only.

Lazier has a status hearing set for June 4 in Grundy County.

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