Trooper who rescued teen from sex trafficking explains what happened

Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say a traffic stop near Kingman resulted in the rescue of a 16-year-old girl who was being sold for sex.

They say the teen was in the company of a man and woman when their vehicle was stopped by DPS Trooper Jonathan Otto on U.S. 93 east of Kingman on Jan. 11.

Otto had clocked the car at more than 100 mph as it sped north toward Las Vegas.

In a news conference Thursday morning, Otto talked about the traffic stop.

He said the first thing he noticed when he walked up to the vehicle to talk to the occupants was "the overwhelming odor of perfume." He also noticed that the adult woman in the front passenger seat was "dressed very scantily."

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