A northeast Missouri man is in custody facing a rape charge. Michael Parrish, 37, of Novinger, is charged with forcible rape.
According to court papers, Parrish picked up the victim, saying he would give her a ride from Novinger to Milan. He then drove her out to a rural area and told her he was going to have his way with her and she was going to like it.
Following the alleged incident, Parrish returned the victim to where he picked her up. Michael Parrish is being held in the Adair County jail under $150,000 cash only bond.