CHERRY HILL, NJ (CBS) – An undercover prostitution detail resulted in an arrest for human trafficking, officials in Camden County say.
On Jan. 15, 2015 at 5:30 p.m., Cherry Hill detectives arrived at a prostitution investigation at a local hotel.READ MORE: Delaware County Investigators Zeroing In On Person Of Interest In 32-Year-Old Cold Case Murder Of Tyra Waiters
A woman who had advertised on Backpage.com was dropped off by a male identified as 29-year-old Javann J. Hall, of Dorchester, Massachusetts.
After the female solicited an undercover detective, she was arrested, as was the driver.READ MORE: Philadelphia's Mayor, Police Commissioner Host Town Hall To Address Rise In Anti-Asian Hate Crimes
An investigation then revealed that Hall was allegedly forcing the woman to engage in prostitution several times a day by threatening her with violence.
Hall was charged with first degree human trafficking. He is currently in Camden County Jail in lieu of $300,000 bail.MORE NEWS: Police Searching For Suspect Accused Of Assaulting Bala Cynwyd 7-Eleven Worker
The woman was released to a social worker for counseling and other social services.