Georgia’s New Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit Arrests Two Individuals After Recovery Of Child Victims

On Thursday, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced that an investigation by the state’s new Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit had led to the arrest of two individuals. 

The individuals, Denorris Hutchinson and Natasha Bridges, were arrested on charges of Trafficking of Persons for Sexual Servitude. 

“This case serves as yet another reminder that children who are missing are increasingly vulnerable to sex trafficking, and we must do all we can to locate and protect them,” said Carr. “It’s been three years since the recovery of this 17-year-old victim, and we continue to identify and charge additional people who we allege were engaged in her trafficking. Nine of those defendants are already in prison, and we have not only made two new arrests, but we have also located a second underage victim who we will keep fighting for every step of the way.”

The case was a result of “Operation Not Forgotten,” during which a 17-year-old victim was recovered from a hotel in Fulton County. According to a press release from Carr’s office, both “Hutchinson and Bridges are alleged to have trafficked the underage female. Following this initial rescue, and as a result of their continued investigation, the Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit was able to identify a second underage victim – a 15-year-old female – who Hutchinson is also alleged to have trafficked.”

“Since the victim’s recovery in 2020, 13 people have been charged for their alleged involvement in the trafficking of this 17-year-old female. This includes the indictments of Terry Florence in DeKalb County and 10 others in Fulton County – nine of whom have already pleaded guilty,” the press release added.

The two individuals were arrested and charged with the following offenses: 

Denorris Hutchinson, 35, of East Point:

  • 3 counts of Trafficking of Persons for Sexual Servitude

Natasha Bridges, 34, of East Point:

  • 1 count of Trafficking of Persons for Sexual Servitude
D & B Staff

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