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Missing child report leads to human trafficking arrests

Kendrick McCollum (Source: Biloxi Police Department) Kendrick McCollum (Source: Biloxi Police Department)
Sherrica Lewis (Source: Biloxi Police Department) Sherrica Lewis (Source: Biloxi Police Department)
Demetri Evans (Source: Biloxi Police Department) Demetri Evans (Source: Biloxi Police Department)
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

Two men and one woman were arrested on Mardi Gras day in Biloxi for human trafficking. Lt. Aldon Helmert with the Biloxi Police Department said it all started when officers were investigating a missing child report.

"After the juvenile was located, evidence was discovered indicating the juvenile had been and was being subjected to commercial sexual activity by three adults," said Helmert in a press release. 

Kendrick McCollum, 28, Demetri Evans, 24, and Sherrica Lewis, 22, all from Mobile, Alabama, were charged with human trafficking. They were taken to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center on $100,000 bonds.

Police report this is a continuing investigation. If you have any information, you're urged to contact the Biloxi Police Department Special Crimes Unit at (228) 392-0641 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

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