Grand jury indicts man on human trafficking charges

Posted: Friday, August 7, 2015 7:00 pm

By Danielle E. Gaines

A Hagerstown man arrested in Frederick and charged with the human trafficking of two teenage girls has been indicted by the Frederick County grand jury, State’s Attorney Charlie Smith said.

Richard Dane Small, 30, of the 400 block of Reynolds Avenue, was arrested in June by a Frederick County Sheriff’s Office deputy investigating allegations of prostitution at the Days Inn on Md. 85.

The deputy pulled over Small’s silver Mercedes-Benz after the deputy saw two teen girls leave a room at the motel around 11:30 a.m. June 23, according to court documents...