Woman charged, man sought in human trafficking case

Howard County Police

Howard County Police

Girl taken from Delaware to Maryland, Virginia for sex, police say

4:22 PM EST Feb 17, 2016

Howard County police have charged a Delaware woman and officers are searching for a man in connection with a human trafficking case involving juveniles.

Janice Figueroa, 19, has been charged with multiple counts of human trafficking and prostitution. Police are searching for Nathaniel Lee Thompson, 28, of Delaware, for similar charges.

Detectives monitoring the website Backpage, which police said is known to be used for prostitution, called a phone number in an ad and an undercover detective made an appointment to meet a girl at a hotel...

....Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-313-STOP or email HCPDcrimetips@howardcountymd.gov