ST. LOUIS – United States District Decide Henry E. Autrey sentenced Carron Primus to 38 months in jail at this time and ordered Primus to pay greater than $87,000 in restitution. The 41-year-old Maryland Heights, Missouri resident pleaded responsible to at least one rely of intercourse trafficking.
On November 25, 2018, Primus met his sufferer by way of an internet utility put in on his and her telephones. On the time of assembly Primus, the sufferer was bodily positioned at a Panera Bread Firm restaurant in St. Louis County.
Primus deliberate, by way of communications on the app, to fulfill his sufferer on the Panera Bread and for her to journey with him to Farmington, Missouri the place Primus needed to full a drug check for his federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) supervision necessities. Throughout the drive to Farmington, Missouri, Primus and his sufferer talked concerning the sufferer participating in prostitution. Particularly, they mentioned the sufferer would wish a cellphone quantity, ads, and a location.
Upon return from Farmington, Missouri, Primus stopped at his mom’s home to get a cellphone. Primus then took his sufferer to an area AT&T retailer to activate the cellphone. Primus knowledgeable his sufferer the cellphone could be used to speak to her purchasers. An commercial for sexual providers to be carried out, by the sufferer, was posted on-line. Primus realized his sufferer was at present on her menstrual cycle and mentioned along with his sufferer oral intercourse with purchasers. Primus then drove his sufferer to Walmart to buy tampons.
After Walmart, Primus drove his sufferer to resorts across the Saint Louis Lambert Worldwide Airport to test nightly costs. Primus chosen the St. Louis Airport Inn positioned in St. Louis County. Primus put the lodge room in his identify, however knowledgeable his sufferer he had no intention of staying within the room as a result of he was on federal BOP location monitoring.
Primus left his sufferer alone within the lodge room the place she was going to offer sexual providers to purchasers. In Primus’ absence, the sufferer finally left. The St. Louis County Human Trafficking Job Drive was later alerted to this matter and responded.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and St. Louis County Human Trafficking Job Drive investigated this case. Assistant United States Lawyer Dianna Collins is dealing with the case.