Federal Sex Trafficking Charges Filed Against Two Wichita Residents
WICHITA, KS—Federal sex trafficking charges have been filed against two people who live in Wichita, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.
Martin D. Muldrow, Jr., 36, Wichita Kan., and Breaira S. Bland, 22, Wichita, Kan., are charged with one count of sex trafficking, one count of causing a person to cross state lines for purposes of prostitution, two counts of transporting a person across state lines for prostitution, and one count of traveling from Kansas to Texas for the purpose of prostitution.
Upon conviction, the crimes carry the following penalties:
Sex trafficking by force, fraud or coercion: Not less than 15 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000.
Causing a person to cross state lines for prostitution: A maximum penalty of 20 years and a fine up to $250,000.
Transporting a person across state lines for prostitution: A maximum penalty of 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on each count.
Traveling across state lines for the purpose of prostitution: A maximum penalty of five years and a fine up to $250,000.
The Wichita Police Department and the FBI investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Lanny Welch and Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Hart are prosecuting.