Carlsbad Police Seek Additional Victims in Motel 6 ‘Modeling’ Assault Case
On June 9 at 11:25 a.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department received a call about a disturbance at the Motel 6 in the 1000 block of Carlsbad Village Drive. As a result of the disturbance, officers arrested 27 year old Matthew Terrell of Oceanside.
The details of the incident include Terrell inviting the victim to the Motel 6 to take modeling photos. The victim, a 20 year old female college student, learned of the modeling opportunity on the socialwebsite “OK Cupid.”
Once in the room, Terrell restrained the victim with plastic zip-ties. The victim struggled, screamed and fought. The disturbance could be heard from outside the room. Others staying at the motel called the police department. Arriving officers found Terrell and the victim in the room. Terrell was arrested.