published Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Charges against Atlanta man accused of sex trafficking sent to the grand jury

A federal judge has sent sex trafficking charges against an Atlanta man to the grand jury after his January arrest here.

Khari Matthew “King Black” T

routman, 31, was arrested by Chattanooga police on Jan. 19 when a woman called police claiming he beat her and wouldn’t let her leave a traveling pimp-prostitute agreement.

The 21-year-old alleged female victim told investigators that she had agreed to travel with Troutman from Silver Spring, Md., and prostitute herself using the website backpage.com for advertising.

For more see tomorrow’s Times Free Press.

about Todd South...

Todd South covers courts, poverty, technology, military and veterans for the Times Free Press. He has worked at the paper since 2008 and previously covered crime and safety in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Todd’s hometown is Dodge City, Kan. He served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq before returning to school for his journalism degree from the University of Georgia. Todd previously worked at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. Contact ...

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