A Provo man has been charged with rape in connection with a Jan. 17 incident in west Provo.

Arthur Lynn Willes, 51, 860 Columbia Lane, No. 9, was charged Monday with first-degree felony rape, Capt. George Pierpont said.He said the victim, a 37-year-old woman, was visiting friends and needed a ride home. Friends took her to the suspect's trailer, and after they left she was raped. The incident occurred shortly after midnight.