Mexico man arrested for rape

On Jan. 7, Mexico Public Safety began an investigation into a sexual assault that had reportedly happened in the 2700 block of South Clark. MPSD was contacted by a 46-year-old woman who reported she allowed a man she did not know into her home. While there, the man coerced her into having sex after she initially refused.
Investigation lead to the arrest Monday of Johnny R. McCulley, 39, of Mexico. McCulley was processed at MPSD and transported to the Audrain County Jail for first-degree rape.
Citizens are reminded that people arrested/charged with a crime are simply accused of the crime and are to be considered innocent until proven guilty.