Monday, November 18, 2013
An Ohio man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for human trafficking and prostitution charges. The Baltimore County State's Attorney's Office says 32-year-old Bennie Veasey was sentenced Monday on charges of trafficking and profiting from prostitution. Prosecutors say he forced a 19-year-old woman into prostitution and brought her and another young woman to Towson to sell them for sex last spring. The victim was found during a sting at a Towson hotel back in April.
Assistant State's Attorney Amanda Walker-Rodriguez says Veasey offered letters from families members to the judge before sentencing. And she says a convicted felon who was Veasey's cell mate also offered testimony about him before the judge handed down the sentence...