In typical Romeo pimp fashion, the 33-year-old initially pretended to have a romantic interest in this young woman. Eventually, the man began controlling her phone and forcing her to have sex with men in Marven Gardens Inn and perhaps other hotels.
Human Trafficking Complaint:
Marvin Gardens Motel Southfield
Metro North Detectives were contacted by the Lapeer State Police Post about a missing 21 year old case they were investigating. 1/ pic.twitter.com/GLu60bbmFz
— MSP Second District (@mspmetrodet) October 8, 2022
While locating the missing 21-year-old woman, police likewise spoke with two girls also located at Marven Gardens Inn. Thus far, this story is still developing; although so many cases like this exist throughout the United States and overseas.
The 33-year-old man is in police custody; however, his methods of preying on victims for human trafficking are far from original.
What society needs to know about “Romeo pimps”
As documented by Operation Underground Railroad (OUR), Romeo pimps commonly use dating apps and social media to find their targets.