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HUMAN TRAFFICKING: Six Arrested In Johnson County

Posted on: 1:23 pm, July 19, 2013, by

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The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested six people in a human trafficking case, one of which was a minor.

The arrests were made in Hills over a two day period this week.

According to court documents, a law enforcement officer set up an appointment to meet with the prostitutes through a known prostitution website. Robert Jackson is accused of bringing two women to meet the undercover officer with the intention of the woman performing a sex act.

Jasmin Howell is also accused of bringing another female to a prostitution appointment that was part of the prostitution sting.

Alexandra William was also arrested. Police say she met with an undercover officer and brought two other women with her with the intention of the women performing a sex act. One of the alleged prostitutes was 15-years-old.

The charges are as follows:

Robert Jackson, two counts of pimping
Jasmin Howell, one count of pimping
Alexandra Williams, one count of prostitution (aid and abet)
Madison Deason, one count of conspiracy to commit prostitution
Cidney Miller, prostitution (aid and abet)

The Sheriff’s Office says the investigation is ongoing.

Iowa City Police Department, Coralville Police Department, University of Iowa Police Department, Marion Police Department, and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation have also been involved in the investigation.

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