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Toledo man arrested for sex trafficking children



TOLEDO, Ohio — A Toledo man was arrested Thursday for sex trafficking two juveniles.

Tyrone Cannon, aka “Bama,” 24, was indicted on two counts of sex trafficking of minors between April and May.

One count charges sex trafficking of a 17-year old female juvenile, while the other count charges sex trafficking of a 16-year old female juvenile.

If convicted, Cannon faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years on each count and designation as a sex offender.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Toledo Police Department, and the Northwest Ohio Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Task Force.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Tracey Ballard Tangeman and Ranya Elzein.

Related: 15 charged in Sandusky County prostitution, human trafficking investigation

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