SAN BERNARDINO – A San Bernardino man was sentenced to 185 years to life in prison for human trafficking, rape, false imprisonment, criminal threats, assault and kidnapping for rape District Attorney officials said. After being found guilty in May 2015, 29-year-old Demetrius Manning was sentenced on Friday, June 2, 2017.
Manning met a 23-year-old woman and lured her in by telling her that he could help her with her music career. “When she got to his residence she realized that he didn’t have any interest in helping her with her music but forced himself on her, raping her and forcing her to perform other sex acts,” said Rodriguez, who is the lead prosecutor of the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit.
Manning also told the victim he would make her work as a prostitute under the name of “Treasure”, he also told her he would make her give him all of the money. “Thanks to the great work of the San Bernardino Police Department and our Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit, we took another trafficker off the streets,” District Attorney Mike Ramos said. “We will continue working collaboratively with all of our law enforcement partners to prevent future victims and combat human trafficking in this region.”For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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