Eldon Man Arrested for Burglary and Trespassing and Resisting Arrest in Mexico

An Eldon man is facing charges of burglary, trespassing and resisting after an arrest in Mexico.

According to Mexico Public Safety it happened on Friday afternoon when an officer saw a suspicious man trespassing on railroad property near Martin Luther King Park.

Public Safety says the man identified as 34 year old Nicholas R. Atkinson ran and was eventually arrested about 4 blocks away.

An investigation indicated Atkinson had been stealing copper from other property nearby.

He was taken to the Audrain County Jail.