West Monroe PD searching for rape suspect
Authorities need your help to find a man accused of forcibly raping a woman at a West Monroe motel.
According to court records, the victim described a violent encounter with Rodriquez Brantley at the Comfort Inn and Suites on June 1, 2019 . The victim told police she was held in a room against her will, choked multiple times and raped. Police say at one point, the victim lost consciousness after being choked.
She also said the suspect hurt her multiple times in the past. Police say Brantley has a violent criminal history, including arrests for a drive-by shooting, domestic abuse. and armed robbery.
Brantley is considered a flight risk due to connections in Monroe, Ruston, Shreveport, Dallas, and Odessa, Texas. He is known to evade law enforcement by changing addresses and vehicles, according to police.
West Monroe police have released the following information.