A high school student was sex-trafficked in Nashville, Tennessee, and now a 30-year-old man faces criminal charges, police said.
A school police officer told Metro Nashville police investigators after receiving a tip about a student who was pictured in an online prostitution ad, according to WSMV.
Detectives tracked the ad to Shawnveccheo Swain, 30. Police set up a meeting with the student — who was 18 years old — at an Antioch, Tennessee, motel, according to the report.
During the meeting, police determined Swain forced the teen to engage in prostitution, according to WSMV.
Swain was arrested last week after police pulled him over for a minor traffic violation, the report noted. Officers said they found a gram of crack cocaine, eight grams of crystal meth and 10 grams of marijuana in the car. There was also a shotgun and a rifle.
Investigators charged Swain was charged with trafficking a commercial sex act, felony meth possession and unlawful gun possession.
Become a Front Page Detective
Sign up to receive breaking
Front Page Detectives
news and exclusive investigations.