Man took 8-year-old girl to hotel where he raped her and forced her to smoke marijuana and eat methBy Emily Lewis 8:10 AM January 5, 2018
A sick man brutalized a young girl by forcing her to do drugs and violating her body, according to police in Missouri.
Washington police said that they have arrested 48-year-old Brett Pendleton after being accused of booking a hotel room, where he raped and abused the 8-year-old girl.
Pendleton has been charged with statutory sodomy and endangering the welfare of a child.
He was booked into the Franklin County Jail and his bail has been set at $250,000.
According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Monday.
Pendleton, who lives with his girlfriend, rented a room at the American Inn, which is located in the 1700 block of East Fifth Street.
Pendleton then brought the 8-year-old girl to his room, where he forced her to eat meth, and smoke marijuana and cigarettes.
He then raped and sodomized her.
At some point, the mother of the girl arrives at the hotel.
The girl asked her mother to go with her to the bathroom, where she showed her that she was sexually assaulted.
The mother took her daughter to the Mercy Hospital, where she was treated and released.
Doctors called the police to report the abuse.
When police questioned Pendleton about the abused he confessed to committing sex acts on the girl and forcing her to do drugs.