Connect with us

News

3 Ohio Pastors Charged With Sex Trafficking Young Girls

Three Ohio pastors have been charged with sex trafficking.
Screenshot/WTOL

Three Ohio pastors allegedly lured underage girls into prostitution. According to Cleveland News, Reverends Cordell Jenkins, Anthony Haynes and Kenneth Butler were indicted by a Toledo grand jury for colluding in sex trafficking minors.

The latter two were also charged with obstruction an investigation into sex trafficking by deleting technological evidence and lying to officials. On Tuesday, all three of the men pleaded not guilty to the charges.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Haynes started luring a 14-year-old girl into prostitution beginning in 2014. All three of the pastors sexually assaulted the girl. If convicted, the men could face life in prison.

According to CNN, more than 3,500 cases of sex trafficking were reported to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center in 2016.

Trending

Ohio Mom Says Daughters Were Expelled Because She's Not Married Ohio Mom Says Daughters Were Expelled Because She's Not Married

Ohio Mom Says Daughters Were Expelled Because She’s Not Married

News

LeBron James' I Promise School Sees "Extraordinary Results" LeBron James' I Promise School Sees "Extraordinary Results"

LeBron James’ I Promise School Sees ‘Extraordinary Results’

Entertainment

Bill Isles, Co-Founder of the O'Jays, Dead at 78 Bill Isles, Co-Founder of the O'Jays, Dead at 78

Bill Isles, Co-Founder of the O’Jays, Dead at 78

Entertainment

Police Shot and Killed Black Ohio Teen, Girlfriend Charged For His Murder Police Shot and Killed Black Ohio Teen, Girlfriend Charged For His Murder

Police Shoot and Kill Black Ohio Teen; Girlfriend Charged With His Murder

News

Advertisement
Connect
Join EBONY.com