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Cherry Hill Police arrest man, charge him with human trafficking

A man from Dorchester, Mass. Is being held in the Camden County Jail today after Cherry Hill Police arrested him on human trafficking charges on Jan. 15.

Police say the man had been forcing a woman to engage in prostitution activity several times of day through threats of violence.

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Cherry Hill detectives caught the man and woman while conducting an undercover prostitution detail on Jan. 15 at around 5:30 p.m. The man dropped off a woman at a local hotel. Police discovered the woman had been advertising on the website backpage.com. Police arrested the woman after she solicited the undercover detective. The man was also arrest at the time.

The man has been charged with first degree human trafficking is being help at the Camden County Jail on $300,000 full cash bail. The woman was released and referred to a licensed social worker for counseling and other social services.


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