Man accused of arson, burglary arrested in Caruthersville
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. (KFVS) - A call to police about a burglary in progress also turned into a call for firefighters in Caruthersville.
Caruthersville Police say officers were called at 8:35 p.m. on Monday, September 12 to a home on Gayoso Drive to respond the burglary, but when they arrived, they found the home was filled with smoke.
A kitchen table was on fire.
Firefighters were called to the home an put out the flames.
Police said a male suspect was identified and taken into custody.
The man was booked into the Pemiscot County Justice Center on a 24-hour hold on felony charges of burglary first degree, arson first degree and endangering the welfare of a child first degree.
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