Boaz Police Department Investigators arrested Lashawe Javone Trimble, 30, of Gadsden on the charge of Rape 1st degree Friday.
According to investigators, the victim had accompanied Trimble and another male to a tattoo shop in Boaz to get inked on Thursday April 5. She told Boaz PD Trimble forced himself on her while the two were alone in the office area of the tattoo parlor. The victim also told police that she tried to fight Trimble off, but was unable to do so. After the rape, Trimble took off.
He was later located by investigators, interviewed and then arrested on April 6. He was taken to Marshall County Jail and his bond set at $100,000.