Man Jailed After Bizarre String of Events in SE Missouri
A southeast Missouri man is accused of a bizarre string of crimes — setting fire to a truck during a test drive, burning a house, kidnapping a motorist, and trying to shoot a corrections officer with a stun gun.
The Sikeston Standard Democrat reports that 32-year-old Dustin Robinson of Benton faces a long list of charges.
Mississippi County Sheriff Brandon Caid says Robinson took the truck to a rural Charleston home and set it on fire before burning the home and a shop building. He allegedly forced a motorist to drive him to a highway patrol weigh station.
Caid says Robinson stole items from the vehicle before being captured.
At the jail, Robinson allegedly took a corrections officer's stun gun and fired at him. The officer was not hurt.