JESSUP, Md. (WJZ) — Howard County police have charged a Baltimore man with human trafficking at a hotel in Jessup.

During an undercover operation targeting human traffickers on September 8, police learned of possible prostitution activity in the county.

They arrested 33-year-old Michael Allen Steadman after they learned he was providing transportation to and from prostitution appointments for a 26-year-old woman victim and keeping a portion of her money.

Credit: Howard County Police

The victim was referred to appropriate services for help, police said.

Steadman is charged with sex trafficking and is currently being held on $10,000 bond at the Howard County Detention Center.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have information about suspected human trafficking or prostitution to contact police at 410-313-STOP or HCPDcrimetips@howardcountymd.gov.

CBS Baltimore Staff

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  1. chrissfarmer says:

    This is why we need SEVERE penalties for those who solicit prostitutes………….who may be under age and or not acting of their own free will. Anyone who says slavery ended in the USA in 1865 is wrong!!! It still exists

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