Last of Teen Sex Ring Suspects Arrested
Finally 35 year old Ronnie Presley has been arrested for his hanis crimes. After bening taken back to Tulsa, Presley will face human sex trafficking charges for running one of the largest human sex trafficking rings in the country.
Oklahoma law enforcement officials have arrested the sixth person wanted in connection to the largest sex trafficking case in the Southern District of Texas.
Ronnie Presley, 35, was arrested in Muskogee, Okla. and was being transported back to Tulsa, Okla., where he currently resides, FBI officials said. Presley was among the six people indicted in an alleged sex trafficking ring that had ties in Houston and several other states.
The other suspects all were arrested between Monday and Tuesday in a joint effort between federal and local officials. Presley remains on the run.
In a 16-count indictment unsealed Tuesday, officials allege John Butler, 47, William Hornbeak, 34, Jamine Lake, 27, Andre McDaniels, 39, Kristen Land, 28, and Presley, 35, used businesses such as modeling studios, health spas, massage parlors and bikini bars throughout the Houston area to disguise their sex business and hired sexually oriented publications and websites to advertise their business, according to the statement.
The suspects are charged with with conspiracy to traffic women and children for the purposes of commercialized sex; sex trafficking of children; sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion; transportation of minors; transportation; and coercion and enticement. Upon conviction, each count of sex trafficking and transportation of minors carries a maximum of life in prison, according to a statement from the Department of Justice.
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