Tennessee – A two-day undercover operation this week by human trafficking detectives led to the arrest of 12 men in Nashville.
Metro Police say ten men arrived at a Nashville hotel in response to internet ads posted by undercover officers who portrayed themselves as juvenile females.
Trafficking for a commercial sex act:
- Jerson Calderon, 38, of Nashville
- Ismir Mustafic, 19, of Bowling Green
- Tyrice Jackson, 45, of Phenix, Alabama
- Guman Rai, 32, of Nashville
- Maynor Garcia, 41, of Nashville
- Hastings Cargile, 44, of Nashville
- Quadreon France, 27, of Murfreesboro
- John C. Gooch Jr., 52, of Nashville
- Douglas Yanes-Eli, 22, of Nashville
- Christopher Falcon, 30, of Nashville
A second operation was conducted to target people trafficking victims for commercial sex acts. Two men were charged with promoting prostitution:
- Keeden Montgomery, 25, of Memphis
- Jarvis Lamar Jones, 34, of Little Rock, Arkansas
Jones is also charged with being a felon in possession of a handgun and drug possession with intent to sell. Police recovered 5.5 grams of cocaine, 4.4 grams of heroin, 14 OxyContin pills, 9 grams of marijuana, 95 ecstasy pills, and one firearm from Jones.
According to police, five women who responded to ads from undercover detectives were offered services from End Slavery Tennessee and Thistle Farms personnel and released.