On Saturday at approximately 10:14 a.m., Mexico Public Safety contacted Matthew B. Beauchamp, 21, of Mexico, in reference to suspicious activity on East Liberty Street.

Investigation revealed that Beauchamp had broken into a business in the 2000 block of Lakeview during the previous overnight hours. He was processed at MPSD and later taken to the Audrain County Jail for second-degree burglary, possession of drug paraphernalia and stealing.

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.