On Monday, at approximately 11:31 a.m., the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a disturbance that occurred along Missouri Highway 15, north of Mexico. While investigating that incident, deputies received information that one of the subjects involved had possibly stolen some property in Mexico.
According to MPSD, that information was forwarded to Mexico Public Safety. At approximately 12:59 p.m., Matthew B. Beauchamp, 21, of Mexico, was arrested for the theft and for charges stemming from the ACSO investigation. He was taken to the Audrain County Jail for felony stealing as a result of what occurred in Mexico.