Operation targeting child sex trafficking nets 71 arrests - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

71 arrested in operation targeting child sex trafficking in GA

(Source: MGN Online) (Source: MGN Online)
ATLANTA, GA (WFXG) -

Eleven children being victimized through prostitution in the Augusta, Atlanta, Macon and Savannah areas were recovered over the past week as part of an operation targeting commercial child sex trafficking, according to the FBI Atlanta Office.

Investigators arrested 71 people during the operation on charges including pimping, criminal attempt child molestation, prostitution and solicitation, according to a news release.

At least three of the people arrested were from the CSRA. They are:

  • Joseph Lee Dickerson, 30, of Martinez, Ga., charged with attempted child molestation
  • Alan Keith Lee, 24, of Grovetown, Ga., charged with attempted child molestation
  • Gary Lee Jump Jr., 28, of Dearing, Ga., charged with attempted child molestation

The operation was part of a larger nationwide effort known as Operation Cross County VIII to stop commercial child sex trafficking. A total of 168 children nationwide have been recovered, and 281 pimps have been arrested on state and federal charges, according to the FBI.

The other arrests were:

  • Bobby Oneal Negri Jr., 47, of Powder Springs, Ga., charged with criminal attempt child molestation/enticement
  • Keith Brown, 51, of Stone Mountain, Ga., charged with criminal attempt child molestation/enticement
  • Johnathan Bradford, 43, of Stone Mountain, Ga., criminal attempt child molestation/enticement
  • Timothy Kimball, 28, of Beaufort, S.C., charged with enticing a child for indecent purposes
  • Justin Turner, 26, of Rochester, N.Y. charged with enticing a child for indecent purposes
  • Jerald Hammond, 34, of Ridgeland, S.C., charged with enticing a child for indecent purposes
  • Joseph Lee Dickerson, 30, of Martinez, Ga., charged with attempted child molestation
  • Alan Keith Lee, 24, of Grovetown, Ga., charged with attempted child molestation
  • Gary Lee Jump Jr., 28, of Dearing, Ga., charged with attempted child molestation
  • Jammie Wade Coleman, 34, of Centerville, Ga., charged with online enticement of a minor
  • Andrew Novak, 30, of Marietta, Ga., charged with interstate interference with custody
  • Jonathan Lyons, 24, of Decatur, Ga., charged with pimping
  • Darryl Carlisle, 27, of Atlanta, Ga., charged with pimping
  • Danny Lamar Wilcox, 25, hometown unknown, charged with pimping
  • Byron Wilson, 28, of Covington, Ga., charged with keeping a place of prostitution
  • Natasha Hardy, 22, of Decatur, Ga., charged with contributing to deprivation of a minor
  • Antonio Bowman, 29, of Hinesville, Ga., charged with pimping
  • Karl Hudnall, 48, of Riverdale, Ga., charged with pimping
  • Altameese Nikkole Casen, 30, unknown hometown, charged with pimping
  • Muhamad Vasser, 28, unknown hometown, charged with pimping
  • Raymond Chapman, 33, unknown hometown, charged with pimping
  • Branden Peterson, 21, of St. Louis, Mo., charged with keeping place of prostitution
  • Linda Raines, 25, of Chattanooga, Tenn., charged with loitering
  • Tenisa Farmer, 30, of Jasper, Tenn., charged with loitering
  • Regina Robinson, 38, unknown hometown, charged with loitering for sex
  • Cedarius Gilberts, 21, of Fayetteville, Ga., charged with solicitation
  • Britley Prather, 21, of Manchester, Ga., charged with solicitation
  • Nicole Bozeman, 26, of Decatur, Ga., charged with solicitation
  • Emmanuella Dubuche, 24, of Atlanta, Ga., charged with solicitation
  • Derrick Eugene Corporal, 26, hometown unknown, charged with possession of narcotics
  • Teronica Few, 20, hometown unknown, charged with prostitution
  • Kara Brown, 24, of unknown hometown, charged with prostitution
  • Ronika Norwood, 20, of unknown hometown, charged with prostitution
  • Lakesha White, 20, of unknown hometown, charged with prostitution
  • Nakosha White, 21, of unknown hometown, charged with prostitution
  • Tarah Casandra Ellis, 34, of Flowery Branch, Ga., charged with prostitution
  • Kayla Knight, 20, of Norcross, Ga., charged with prostitution
  • Christin Randolph, 18, of Chattanooga, Tenn., charged with prostitution
  • Brittany Wright, 22, of Champaign, Ill., charged with prostitution
  • Ashley Paden, 24, of Marietta, Ga., charged with prostitution
  • Alexis Seals, 26, of Decatur, Ga., charged with prostitution
  • Sheronna Phillips, 26, of Marietta, Ga. charged with prostitution
  • Monique Woods, 21, of Atlanta, Ga., charged with prostitution
  • Jennifer Lauren Smith, 30, of Atlanta, Ga., charged with prostitution
  • Felicia Clark, 24, of Chattanooga, Tenn., charged with prostitution
  • Keira Hudson, 23, of Decatur, Ga., charged with prostitution
  • Jessica Smart, 19, of unknown hometown, prostitution
  • Jamyah Adams, 18, of St. Louis, Mo., prostitution
  • Joanna Thomas, 29, of unknown hometown, prostitution
  • Shanna Williams, 28, of Atlanta, Ga., prostitution
  • Shana Gutzmore, 20, of unknown hometown, prostitution
  • Joy Martin, 21, of Thomasville, Ga., prostitution
  • Aisha Nicole Greenlee, 23, of Williamston, S.C., prostitution
  • Aleysa Brooks, 20, of Riverdale, Ga., prostitution
  • Alexis Christian, 18, of Covington, Ga., prostitution
  • Shidira Peterkin, 19, of Athens, Ga., prostitution
  • Sharita Jackson, 23, of Riverdale, Ga., prostitution
  • Brittany Moore, 20, of Morrow, Ga. prostitution
  • Monique Long, 27, of Forest Park, Ga., prostitution
  • T'ore Tigner, 19, of Decatur, Ga., prostitution
  • Saneitra Jackson, 18, of Decatur, Ga., prostitution
  • Akia Johnson, 20, of Riverdale, Ga. prostitution
  • Lashaunda Collins, 29, of Hinesville, Ga., prostitution
  • Diamond Gardener, 23, of Akron, Ohio, prostitution
  • Sarah Holland, 29, of Tampa, Fla., prostitution
  • Robin Hudson, 24, of Hinesville, Ga., prostitution
  • Ashley Cole, 21, of Hinesville, Ga., prostitution
  • Bertenia Jo Dial-Brown, 33, of Columbia, S.C., prostitution
  • Laura Marie Campbell, 29, homeless, prostitution
  • Alesha Lorraine Ericson, 30, homeless, prostitution
  • Jamine Lakeisha Salletette, 23, of unknown hometown, outstanding warrant/contempt of court
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