Howard County police arrest man, 46, in sex-trafficking scheme

Arthur Coleman charged with sex offenses of girls 13, 15

By Saliqa Khan

Arthur Coleman  Howard County Police Department

Arthur Coleman  Howard County Police Department

Published  12:24 PM EDT Jul 26, 2016

LAUREL, Md. —A Laurel man has been charged with human trafficking in a case involving two young girls, Howard County police said.

Police said Arthur Coleman, 46, is charged with multiple counts of human trafficking, prostitution and other sex-related offenses involving a 13- and 15-year-old girls.

An undercover female Howard County detective contacted the 13-year-old girl, who she saw featured in numerous prostitution ads online, including on the website Backpage, police said...