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Cape Girardeau woman facing charges out of Scott Co.

Melissa Flentge (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Office) Melissa Flentge (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Office)
SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A Cape Girardeau, Missouri woman was charged with tampering with a motor vehicle.

Melissa Flentge, 43, was charged with the felony of tampering with a motor vehicle.

According to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, a deputy saw a blue BMW on Linn Street in Sikeston on Monday, Aug. 10 that was driving slower than the posted speed limit.

When the license plate on the car was given to communications to check, Sheriff Walter said the BMW came back as stolen from Scott City on Aug. 9.

The deputy pulled the car over and identified the driver as Flentge.

She was arrested and taken to the Scott County Jail. Her bond was set at $5,000 cash or surety.

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