Boaz police charge man with rape at a tattoo shop

Lashawe Javone Trimble (Courtesy: Boaz Police Department)

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. — Boaz police have charged a man with rape after a victim claimed he forced himself on her at a local tattoo shop on April 5.

30-year-old Lashawe Javone Trimble , was arrested and charged with First-degree Rape on April 6, after an interview at the Boaz Police Department.

Authorities say the female victim claims she went with Lashawe Trimble and another man to a tattoo parlor in Boaz on Thursday night. The victim told officers that at one point she was alone with Trimble in the office area of the business and he forced himself on her.

She told police that she tried to fight him off but couldn’t. After the incident, Trimble left and she called to report the incident.

Trimble was transported to the Marshall County Jail on a $100,000 bond.