Rape, assault reported at Economy Inn

Rape, assault reported at Economy Inn
Brent Meads (Source: LMDC)
Brent Meads (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man is facing charges for allegedly raping and beating a woman at a Louisville motel.

The incident happened at the Economy Inn on Bardstown Road early Saturday morning.

An arrest report for Brent Austin Meads, 39, said Meads and the victim were celebrating Valentine's Day together in a room at the motel. The victim told police Meads forced her to have intercourse and choked her.

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She also said that during an argument, Meads threatened to kill her, punched her in the face and head, and held her head under water in a hot tub.

The victim eventually got out of the room and found security.

Meads is charged with assault, rape and terroristic threatening. His bond is set at a total of $30,000 on the charges.

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