Hinds County investigators say a man is behind bars facing several charges, after forcing a teenager into prostitution.
After a lengthy investigation, they found her with 40-year-old Freddrick Johnson.We’re told Johnson been supplying the girl with drugs, making her both sell and use them.
Authorities say the Jackson girl had been reported missing for some time, and had been trafficked starting at the age of 15.
Johnson was found with marijuana and cocaine at the time of his arrest. The girl has been taken to the shelter as they a work to connect her with a legal guardian.
He was arrested at a hotel Thursday, however they are not saying which hotel.
Johnson went before a judge today on charges of statutory rape, possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, sexual exploitation of a minor, and promoting prostitution.