According to the warrant, a hotel manager canceled the final day of their stay in October and called the police after he began to suspect Reed of trafficking the women.
“They came in to extend the room and when she came in, her face was all beat up,” Malcom King, assistant manager of the Days Inn, told Channel 2 Action News. “She looked terrified.”
Authorities launched an investigation into Reed and determined he was trafficking young women across several U.S. states, the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office said earlier this month.
He was arrested Dec. 18 in Memphis, Tennessee, after local police and members of the U.S. Marshals Service tracked him to a friend’s home, authorities said. Reed has since been extradited to Georgia and is being held without bond at the Cobb County Adult Detention Center, jail records show.
He faces one count of trafficking a person for sexual servitude and one count of rape after allegedly assaulting the woman inside his hotel room after she told him she wouldn’t have sex with him, according to his warrant.
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Police are gathering surveillance video to try to piece together what happened.