NDIANAPOLIS- On March 19, 2019, members of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Human Trafficking/Vice Unit conducted a proactive, undercover prostitution investigation. During the investigation, detectives learned a minor (age 16) was involved in this investigation. Additionally, she was also confirmed as a runaway.
During the course of the investigation, undercover detectives observed an adult male, later identified as Ledarreus Dean, age 19, to have driven the female minor to the meeting location.
After a further investigation, Ledarreus Dean was placed under arrest for suspicion of Human Trafficking-Sexual Trafficking of a Minor a Level 3 Felony. The victim/minor was transported to Department of Child Services(DCS.)
The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will make a final determination about final charges.