Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking at Bel Air Hotel

A 911 call from a teen in Bel Air sparked a sex trafficking investigation that will land a man behind bars for at least a decade.

By Elizabeth Janney (Patch Staff) - June 16, 2016 3:37 pm ET 

A man pleaded guilty to sex trafficking of a minor Thursday in a federal case that began when his victim—a 16-year-old girl—called police from a Bel Air hotel, officials said.

Marcell Greene, 28, of Wyandanch, New York faces at least a decade behind bars for sex trafficking of a minor and conspiring to commit sex trafficking of a minor, according to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland.

Greene admitted that he and another man posted ads online promoting the girl, then took the teen from New York to Maryland and Virginia, where she performed sex acts for money in hotels, the U.S. Attorney said in a statement...