April 23, 2024
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Fees towards a 33-year-old man accused of human trafficking of a 15-year-old lady have been dismissed Wednesday in Orange County Superior Courtroom as a result of federal prosecutors are taking up the case.

Jamaal Neal Curry was charged Nov. 22 by the Orange County District Legal professional’s Workplace with human trafficking of a minor and pimping and pandering for a prostitute youthful than 16, all felonies, however that case was dismissed Wednesday, in keeping with courtroom data. Curry was arrested in Mission Viejo at Crown Valley Parkway and the San Diego (5) Freeway following a visitors cease by Orange County sheriff’s deputies on Nov. 20.

On Tuesday, a criticism for transportation of a minor in interstate commerce for prostitution was filed in federal courtroom in Santa Ana.

In keeping with an affidavit filed by Homeland Safety Particular Agent Joe Fenty, Curry was arrested with the sufferer within the passenger seat of the Chevrolet Cruze the defendant was driving.

When deputies searched the automobile they discovered $566 in money in addition to a bag of girls’s lingerie and condoms and a Motel 6 key card, Fenty mentioned.

Curry instructed investigators he was on probation in Nevada for pimping and pandering, Fenty mentioned.

The sufferer instructed investigators she had been working as a prostitute since she was 14, Fenty mentioned. She met Curry in Las Vegas via one other girl, who noticed the sufferer crying in a on line casino, in keeping with the affidavit.

The girl launched the alleged sufferer to Curry, who allegedly started pimping the teenager in Las Vegas. Curry and the teenager additionally had intercourse a number of occasions, Fenty alleged.

The teenager requested Curry to take her to Los Angeles to work as a prostitute there, however she was truly attempting to contact her mom, Fenty mentioned.

The 2 set out for Los Angeles, however the plan modified to drive to San Diego. Alongside the best way they stopped at a motel in San Bernardino, the place the 2 had intercourse once more, Fenty alleged.

The 2 did then go to Los Angeles the place they purchased marijuana and Xanax. Then they set off for San Diego and alongside the best way have been stopped in Mission Viejo, Fenty mentioned.