Man accused of Human Trafficking arrested

Posted at 7:28 AM, Apr 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-23 09:28:55-04

The Metro Vice and Human Trafficking Unit’s were notified by patrol officers about a victim of Human Trafficking who was being extorted by her trafficker on Sunday.

After detectives met with the victim, they were able to get an arrest warrant for Pimping which is a class 3 felony, and Pandering, a class 3 misdemeanor.

Police later arrested Joshua Weldon, near the intersection of N. Carefree and Tutt Blvd. Officers from the Stetson Hills Division found Weldon in a parking lot and took him into custody without incident.

After further investigation, additional charges of Human Trafficking for Sexual Servitude, Extortion and Keeping a Place of Prostitution, were added.