A 57-year-old man was taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on a 12-hour protective custody hold after police responded to a trespassing call from Bothwell Regional Health Center late Tuesday night.

According to a police report, hospital staff told officers that Daniel R. Wilson had been roaming various hallways and tried getting into a locked medicine room. Staff said they had asked Wilson to leave.

Police say Wilson told them he was homeless and was looking for a place to stay.

Kurt Parsons