Police: Nude man walking along I-5 took meth earlier in day

ROSEBURG, Ore. - A man walking naked along Interstate 5 told police he took methamphetamine earlier in the day.

Passing motorists reported the man walking nude, northbound on I-5 near Rice Hill around 1:30 p.m. Monday, December 16.

Police from the USDA Forest Service located and detained the 21-year-old. Oregon State Police placed him in protective custody and took him to the hospital.

For a brief time Monday afternoon, the man was wrapped in a blanket. Some passing motorists reported seeing a body bag or a body under a blanket. State police said it was the man, prior to him being taken to the hospital for a mental evaluation.