In October, , defendants Dominque Bell and Candice Ponder were sentenced to seven and four years in prison, respectively, after pleading guilty to one count each of pandering, inducing, or compelling a minor to engage in prostitution. During the course of the investigation, Members of the Metropolitan Police Department Human Trafficking Unit received information that the defendant was trafficking minors up and down the east coast for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts. During the period of time that the teenagers were being trafficked by Bell and Ponder, they traveled with them to multiple jurisdictions throughout the Washington, D. Linwood Barnill In October , Linwood Barnhill was sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of pandering a minor and one count of possession of child pornography. It was confirmed that she was engaged in commercial sex at the direction of the defendant.
Maddison. Age: 26.
Child and Family Services Agency D.
Neriah. Age: 24.
D.C. Human Trafficking Task Force
He displayed the gun during several Snapchat videos observed by MPD and referenced the gun in several text messages leading up to his entry into the District of Columbia. Linwood Barnill In October , Linwood Barnhill was sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of pandering a minor and one count of possession of child pornography. The DC HTTF neither endorses, has any responsibility for, nor exercises any control over the member organizations' views or the accuracy of the information on other websites. The defendant had posted ads on Backpage.