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Grewal announced that a woman was sentenced to 50 years in state prison today after being convicted at trial of first-degree human trafficking and other charges for forcing a girl, 17, to engage in prostitution at hotels in Mercer County, N. Ashley Gardener, 32, of Trenton, N. Gardener was convicted by a Mercer County jury on Oct. She was sentenced to 25 years in prison with 20 years of parole ineligibility on the first-degree human trafficking charge, consecutive to 25 years in prison on the first-degree promoting organized street crime charge. Gardener received concurrent sentences of 15 years, eight years, and eight years, respectively, on the charges of promoting prostitution of a minor, facilitating human trafficking, and endangering the welfare of.
Mickens pleaded guilty to second-degree conspiracy and was sentenced to five years in prison in November The investigation began when the victim escaped from a hotel where she was forced by Gardener and Mickens to engage in prostitution. We will continue to work tirelessly with our law enforcement partners at all levels, as well as victim advocates, to raise awareness about human trafficking, rescue victims, and apprehend those responsible for these terrible crimes.
You are our eyes and ears. This case should motivate other members of the public to alert authorities when they suspect human trafficking. On Jan. Troopers located the year-old victim, who reported that she escaped from a hotel where she was being forced to perform sex acts.
Investigators determined that Gardener and Mickens transported the victim to hotels against her will to engage in prostitution. For three days before she was rescued, the victim was forced by Gardener to engage in sexual intercourse with approximately four to 15 men per day.
The victim was deprived of food, given marijuana to smoke, and prohibited from calling her family. The investigation revealed that Gardener and Mickens forced the victim to engage in prostitution on several other occasions between Dec. Sexually suggestive featuring photos of Gardener and the victim were placed on Back. The offered adult entertainment and listed a phone to call.
Gardener sometimes would stay in the room, but other times she would leave.
He also served as driver, receiving pay from Gardener to drive her and the victim to hotels. The victim never received any of the money from the clients.Whores east Trenton New Jersey
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