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A man was arrested for aiding in prostitution.
The hotel is along southbound Highway in the Pierpont neighborhood. Gretchen Wenner covers breaking news for the Ventura County Star. The girl said the pair had sexually assaulted her, and the desk manager immediately called police, according to authorities.
Tucker and Sweat were arrested on suspicion of human trafficking of a minor, pimping of a minor and a forcible sexual assault violation, authorities said. Gretchen Wenner Ventura.
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Girl's plea for help triggers sex-trafficking bust at Ventura hotel; 2 arrested. Hide Caption. Harbor Blvd.
Get unlimited access to coverage like this with a digital subscription to The Star. Officers said they found the female suspect, identified as year-old Davisha Sweat, in the parking lot, where they detained her.
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The male suspect, year-old Elijah Tucker, was still in the hotel room and surrendered after a brief standoff, police said. The scenario unfolded around 11 p. A year-old girl walked into the lobby and told the front desk manager she was being held against her will by a man and a woman, authorities said.
The girl, whose age was not immediately provided, told officers she had been forced into prostitution, made to stay with the pair and the subject of human trafficking out of San Bernardino County. Tucker was scheduled to appear in court at p.
How to recognize the s of human trafficking. Show Caption. A girl who sought help from a front desk manager at a Ventura hotel Thursday night led police to a San Bernardino man and woman suspected of forcing her into prostitution, authorities said.