Man sentenced to prison in human trafficking case

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A Houston man arrested last year in connection with a human trafficking investigation in Wichita Falls is sentenced to 156 months in federal prison for promoting prostitution, cyber stalking and firearms charges.

29-year-old Joshua William Jackson was arrested in Wichita Falls in April in 2016 after SWAT and Homeland Security Officers raided a home at the corner of 9th and Kemp.

According to the federal arrest affidavit, we obtained ATF Agents found two handguns in his bedroom.
ATF Officers also say the North Texas Trafficking Task Force told them a woman accused Jackson of using force and coercion to get her to engage in prostitution around Texas.

She said he moved into her dorm at The University of North Texas in 2012 began setting rates for her sex acts and took her proceeds.

She said when she resisted his demands, he pointed a gun at her and threatened to kill her family. A spokesperson for the U.S. Attorneys office says the case is still very much under investigation by the ATF and Trafficking Task Force.

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