California man charged with human trafficking in Howard Co.

Charlton Jeanpierre, 39, caught with two women from Arkansas, police say

6:21 PM EDT Apr 19, 2016

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. —Howard County police arrested a California man and charged him with human trafficking involving two women from Arkansas.

Charlton Jeanpierre, 39, of Hayward, California, has been charged with multiple counts of human trafficking and prostitution. He is being held at the Howard County Detention Center on $500,000 bond.

At first, a call to 911 sounded like a call for domestic violence. A good Samaritan called 911 as he drove on Town and Country Boulevard in Ellicott City and saw the assault.

"There's a vehicle in front of me, where I saw a man trying to pull a woman out," the 911 caller said...