Memphis, TN - A man is behind bars tonight accused of rape and sex trafficking.
Greeneville, Tenn. (WVLT) - A Johnson City man who sold his children to a sex film ring was sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison, according to Johnson City CBS affiliate WJHL-TV.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Chattanooga Police arrest a man they say forced a woman to work as a prostitute.
NASHVILLE - Clarksville man charged for trafficking a juvenile for the purpose of sex. TBI was assisted by Drug Investigation Division Agents, Clarksville Police Department, DCS and CAC in investigation of trafficker and care for victim
TBI started an investigation on Michael Helton after receiving calls to the TN Human Trafficking Hotline of suspicious activities - later finding a 17-year old victim being sold out of a local hotel. If you suspect human trafficking call the hotline number at 855-558-6484. Do not let such actions go unreported. Traffickers are being arrested and victims are being rescued because ordinary people saw something unusual and spoke up. See something? Say something!
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Said Knoxville DA Charme Allen, "Human trafficking victims are manipulated in so many ways that they feel they have no choice but to comply with the demands of their trafficker."
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Style Home Page features ESTN's own Ondrea Johnson who talks about the reality of human trafficking here in Tennessee, including in Williamson County.