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Man arrested in connection with Victory Inn sex trafficking ring

DETROIT – A man charged in connection with an extensive crime organization run out of the Victory Inn motel in Detroit was taken into custody.

Harold Lashawn Nero, also known as "Nephew,” is facing the following charges:

  • sex trafficking conspiracy
  • two counts of sex trafficking by force, fraud, and coercion
  • conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance
  • two counts of distribution of a controlled substance resulting in death or serious bodily injury; aiding and abetting
  • maintaining drug-involved premises; aiding and abetting

Nero is just one of the many defendants facing a laundry list of charges including conspiracy, sex trafficking and drug distribution.

READ: Victory Inn raid leads to sex trafficking, drug distribution, conspiracy charges

The Victory Inn motel was raided Jan. 12 by federal agents and police from several jurisdictions.

ORIGINAL REPORT: Police raid Victory Inn motel on Michigan Avenue in Detroit

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