Md. Man Gets 10 Years For Sex Trafficking Of Minor

BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Frederick man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sex trafficking of a minor.

Duane Mason, 36, was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore.

He pleaded guilty to allegations that he and associate James Davis recruited a girl below the age of 16 to work as a prostitute last year.

They were arrested after an undercover police officer who answered an online advertisement gave the girl $200 after meeting her near a Gaithersburg motel.

Davis has pleaded guilty to distributing narcotics to a minor.

He faces the possibility of 10 years in prison at his sentencing Sept. 19.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

blog comments powered by Disqus
Track Weather On The Go With Our App!

Listen Live