Pimp Who Allegedly Forced 15-Year-Old Into Prostitution Arrested
A man accused of forcing a 15-year-old Riverside girl into prostitution has been arrested and is facing a litany of charges.
James Grady III, 27, was arrested at the end of last month and has been charged with four counts of lewd act on a child and one count each of pimping a minor under 16, pandering by procuring a minor under 16, assault with a firearm and receiving stolen
property, according to City News Service.
Grady is accused of forcing the girl to perform sex acts on him and meet daily quotas. He once allegedly Tasered her for not meeting her quota. In other instance, he allegedly put the barrel of a rifle under her chin and threatened to kill her and her family if she missed her quota.
All of this happened between January and May of this year, when she was finally able to make a run for it and escape, according to the Riverside Press-Enterprise. It’s believed that this teen was part of a bigger trafficking ring, and police are looking for more victims.
Grady was locked up in lieu of $375,000 bail and is due in court at the end of this week.