CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KAIT) - The Memorial day weekend in Caruthersville proved to be an active one with a number of incidents, including a man dressed only in latex gloves and underwear standing in the middle of the road.
It happened Friday morning at 8 a.m. when Caruthersville Police observed a 49-year old black male standing in the road at 3rd and Carleton. Dressed only in his underwear and a pair of latex gloves, the man was taken into custody.
He was later transported to Farmington for a mental evaluation. No word on why he was wearing the gloves.
Later that day, a burglary was reported on East Parkview. It was said that several collector coins were stolen from a safe at the residence. Officers said there was no sign of forced entry. Anyone with information on this is urged to call Caruthersville Police at 573-333-2121.