A witness told authorities that Freeman was the head of
the organization, and all of the women in the vehicle except one were
prostitutes working for Freeman. The
other woman, 23-year-old Shaasia Jones was allegedly working with Freeman in
the ring – transporting women to Marietta and Parkersburg for prostitution.
Freeman, although authorities believe that name is false,
has been charged with human trafficking, possession of Schedule 2 drugs,
compelling prostitution, and promoting prostitution. He’s in jail without bond.
Jones has been charged with complicity in human
trafficking, complicity in compelling prostitution, and complicity in promoting
prostitution. She’s also being held
Two of the three others in the vehicle – 38-year-old
Tamisha Lowe and 25-year-old Tiffany Pendergrass – have each been charged with
obstructing official business. Each of
them are being held on a $750 bond.
A fifth person, 23-year-old Reba Grahovac, was charged
with possession of drug abuse instruments.
She’s being held on a $750 bond.