A Provo man charged with rape was bound over for arraignment in 4th District Court April 14 following his preliminary hearing Monday.

Arthur Lynn Willes, 51, 860 Columbia Lane, No. 9, appeared before 4th Circuit Judge Joseph I. Dimick on a charge of first-degree felony rape.The man was charged in connection with a Jan. 17 incident in west Provo.

According to Provo Police Capt. George Pierpont, the victim - a 37-year-old woman - was visiting friends in the area and needed a ride home. Friends took her to the suspect's trailer for a ride home, but after they left she was raped. The incident occurred shortly after midnight.