MANHATTAN BEACH (CBS13) – Ventura County detectives have arrested a Sacramento man for human trafficking.
The suspect, James Powell, is accused of trafficking two adult women and three underage teenage girls.READ MORE: California COVID-19 Vaccine Lottery $1.5M Winners Selected - Including 1 From Sacramento
Four of those victims are also from Sacramento County, authorities say, while the fifth is from Rohnert Park.READ MORE: Will The Ford Maverick Be A Game-Changer In The Auto Industry?
According to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, the investigation started in Camarillo with the discovery a 14-year-old runaway.
That led detectives to two more victims in Ventura County. Powell and another victim were later found in Manhattan Beach.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You Get Another Relief Payment?
Powell is now in a Ventura County Jail.