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E.D. Woman Charged With Human Trafficking

An East Dubuque woman faces human trafficking and other charges after she was arrested in the Des Moines over the weekend. Documents from Polk County district court say 25 year old Brittany Walters was arrested Sunday and charged with two counts of human trafficking and two counts of pimping, all felonies. The crimes were allegedly committed Saturday and Sunday at a hotel in Ankeny. According to documents, Walters “knowingly and unlawfully engaged in human trafficking by setting up and driving four females to Des Moines for the purpose of prostitution.” When she was arrested Walters was carrying a large amount of cash. Her bond was set at $20,000. She will next appear in court on August 8th.

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