On Friday, October 7, Mexico Public Safety (MPSD) was contacted by a 26 year-old woman from St. Louis. The woman reported being in Mexico for a couple of days to visit family and during the early morning hours of October 7, being sexually assaulted by one of her relatives.
MPSD investigated the offense with the assistance of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and on October 13, at approximately 5:51 p.m., MPSD arrested Toriano A. Walker, age 35, of Mexico, for the offense.
Walker was processed at the Mexico Public Safety Department and later taken to the Audrain County Jail for Rape First degree and Incest. The victim has returned to the St. Louis area.
Citizens are reminded that people arrested and/or charged with a crime are simply accused of the crime and are to be considered innocent until proven guilty.