Arkansas trucking company owner charged in human trafficking case
Story by: Clarissa Hawes @FreightWaves
The owner of an Arkansas-based trucking company has been charged with rape, patronizing a victim of human trafficking and sexual indecency with a child, according to police records.
Police documents allege that Hugh O. Daniels, 73, of North Little Rock, Arkansas, “paid to rape” two teenage girls, ages 14 and 16, who were victims of sex trafficking, at the Bel-Air Motel and Apartments, located in North Little Rock, in mid-September, according to the news outlet Arkansas Online.
Daniels owns Hugh O. Daniels Trucking Company, a local dump truck and excavating business. He was released from the Pulaski County jail on September 27 after posting a $100,000 bond, a court clerk told FreightWaves.
Also arrested was Kimberly Latrice Hatton, 34, who was charged with rape and is listed as an offender in the human trafficking case. She is listed as a family member of the victims, the news outlet reported. According to Hawes and her article.
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