Human Trafficking Arrest

A Tennessee man is in jail in Lexington, after being charged with human trafficking.

45-year-old Calvin Walker was arrested yesterday morning at the Catalina Motel and charged with two counts of human trafficking for allegedly forcing two women to work at a local strip club, then taking their money.

The women say he lured them here from Tennessee, then when they tried to leave, he took their identification and their money.

Walker pleaded not guilty in court Thursday, and will be back in District Court next week. He's facing a Class C Felony, which is punishable by 5 to 10 years in prison.

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  • by Jesse Jack(edited) Location: I aint that baby daddy on Dec 17, 2007 at 04:37 PM
    I will bust no ryme,,,,,,before it's time..
  • by Al Sharpton Location: NYC on Dec 15, 2007 at 04:41 PM
    I resemble these remarks.
  • by Fred Location: Lexington on Dec 14, 2007 at 01:17 PM
    Why, for the love of God, does this now have to become a race issue?
  • by Disgusted Location: Hazard on Dec 14, 2007 at 04:43 AM
    This has to be an "injustice." Where is Al Sharpton and his cronies to protect this poor misunderstood man? He was only trying to make an honest living. All who think he's being singled out and the courts should give him a break stand up and say so.
  • by C LO Location: Phelps Kentucky on Dec 13, 2007 at 07:35 AM
    Yeah he can come down to Pike County anyday and we will show him what human trafficing is all about!
  • by Lisa Location: Lexington on Dec 13, 2007 at 06:29 AM
    If corrupt employers that seek cheap labor were being prosecuted, this type of behavior wouldn't pay off for criminals such as this.
  • by eyeonyou Location: P.O.T. on Dec 13, 2007 at 06:10 AM
    Hahaha! I sent this on to the FOX NEWS channel. Call P.G. Peeples, the REVEREND Jesse Jackson and AL Sharpton! This African American is obviously being set up. Hey Chief Beatty......step in would ya?
  • by c Location: fkt on Dec 13, 2007 at 04:22 AM
    Wow! An African American promoting slavery! What is he trying to prove by his actions...that slavery is okay? How stupid can he be? He of all people should know better than this! I hope they throw the book at him!


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