(CBS DETROIT)– According to reports, 50-year old Darrick Bell was arrested in Monroe by Homeland Security Investigations special agents on Wednesday. He was the last remaining fugitive of a large Detroit drug and sex trafficking ring.
For two years, Bell had been on the run after a federal raid happened at a Detroit Victory Inn. The federal raid rescued 14 women from sex trafficking as well as revealed the inner workings of the brothel-like motel operation.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
Bell and five other defendants were charged with the following crimes: trafficking in persons, drug trafficking, money laundering, extortion collection and conspiracy, among other charges.READ MORE: Tillson Street's Halloween Displays Draws Thousands
Victory Inn is no longer standing.
No other details are known regarding this case.MORE NEWS: Kalamazoo Tests For Lead Exposure Following High-Lead Level Reports In Other Michigan Cities
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