On November 12th, Cape Girardeau Police received a reference to a possible financial exploitation of the elderly. During their investigation, they learned the suspect had grossly overcharged the victim for repairs done to her residence. The suspect was 59-year-old white male Lon Stielow [STILL-oh]. Cape Girardeau Police Department patrolman, Richard McCall tells KZIM KSIM about the incident and repercussions.
He also says if you have questions or concerns about a handyman or volunteer wanting to work on your residence for compensation, you can contact the Cape Girardeau Police Department at 573-335-6621. They will try and see if the individual has legitimate business, or if they are trying to exploit you as a homeowner.