15 Men Charged in Undercover Sex Trafficking Operation

Oct 11, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS


Metro Nashville Police report that a two-day undercover operation on Wednesday & Thursday by Human Trafficking detectives, with the assistance of the TBI and Homeland Security Investigations resulted in the following 15 men being charged with trafficking for a commercial sex act:

Charence Smith, 49, of Clarksville;
Arthur Burnett, 51, of Clarksville;
Kendall Kendrick, 28, of Nashville;
Jumapili Lumumba, 29, of Nashville;
Gabriel Soto Adame, 33, of Nashville;
Aroldo Garcia, 25, of Nashville;
Marqueze Parrish, 20, of Nashville;
William Moore, 55, of Nashville;
Antwan Davis, 21, of Nashville;
Uchenna Ugwu, 37, of Nashville;
Minor Gabriel Perez, 22, of Lebanon;
James White, 57, of Greenbrier;
Alex Patel, 20, of Nashville;
Luis Antonio Lopez, 45, of Nashville;
Johnny Ardon Gozales, 38, of Sevierville.

Metro Detectives report the men responded to a Nashville hotel in response to internet ads posted by undercover officers who portrayed themselves as 16-year-old females.

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