Mexican citizen arrested on rape charges in Helena

Lazario Venancio

HELENA, Ala (WIAT) — Police say a man with many aliases is behind bars on Tuesday night on rape charges.

Lazaro Venancio, a Mexican citizen, was arrested by police in Helena on Tuesday morning.

The arrest was initiated after the victim told a school counselor of an incident involving Venancio.

Police eventually tracked him down at an apartment complex with the help of the U.S. Marshals.

He’s in the Shelby County Jail on a $125,000 bond.

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