SEXUALLY EXPLOITED A SEVENTH GRADER
JJD (28) of Houston, Texas, pleaded guilty on March 2, 2023, to “sex trafficking of a 7th grader.”
The investigation began back in 2018, when authorities had reason to believe JJD was exploiting a then 13-year-old girl for commercial sexual activity. In addition to posting advertisements of the child wearing lingerie, he would drive her to hotels, wait down the street until she was finished, would then retrieve her and collect the cash. Additionally, not only did JJD ply the kid with drugs, but he had her “branded,” by having his name tattooed on her buttocks.
Sentenced in late October to 25 years in a federal prison, JJD must also undergo 15 years of supervised release, and register as a sex offender.
In a written statement, U.S. Attorney Alamdar S. Hamdani noted, “Tragically, the young victim in this case died just a few months ago at the tender age of 18. Five years ago, when she was only 13, she should have been participating in what normal middle schoolers do - soccer games, school plays and pep rallies …. Instead, [JJD] sold her body for sex; something a 7th grader should never have to endure. This sentence not only sends a message to others who prey on young children, but also gives this young victim’s family a sense of justice. It is just a shame she was not able to be in court to see it for herself.”
That heartless monster is in one heck of a traffic jam.
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