|Long Beach men found guilty of human trafficking,
by Admin ECLink
August 11, 2014
Long Beach men found guilty of human trafficking, pimping
Long Beach >> A jury has found two Long Beach men guilty of human trafficking and pimping two women and a teenager over several months, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced Monday.
The Long Beach Superior Court jury deliberated less than two hours Friday before finding Lebrette Stacey Winn, 23, guilty of two counts of pimping, two counts of pandering by procuring, and one count each of human trafficking to commit another crime, sodomy by use of force, forcible rape, aggravated mayhem and kidnapping, Deputy District Attorney Lee Ashley Cernok said Monday.
Winn's co-defendant, Eric James Avery, 25, was convicted of two felony counts: pimping a minor 16 years of age or older and human trafficking of a minor for a sex act.
Jurors also found true allegations that Avery was a member of the Long Beach Baby Insane Crip gang.
One of the victims, who was 20 at... [more]