4 charged after 17-year-old girl reports sex trafficking in St. Cloud


Four individuals from St. Cloud were charged Thursday with sex trafficking a 17-year-old girl.

Alan Danny Woods, 24, was charged with one count of engaging in sex trafficking of an individual under 18 years old. Ashley Ann Pick-Gassama, 26; Jaemie Rae Drum, 22; and Deandre Lamond Jones, 22; were each charged with one count of aiding and abetting the promotion of prostitution of an individual under 18 years old.

According to the complaint filed in Stearns County District Court, on July 17 investigators with the Waite Park Police Department interviewed a 17-year-old girl who told them she was living with Drum when Drum began arranging sexual encounters between the girl and men for money. The girl told authorities Drum posted advertisements on Backpage com.

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