Terry Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking of a Minor
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Mississippi
Jackson, Miss. – A Terry man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for sex trafficking of a minor, announced U.S. Attorney Darren J. LaMarca of the Southern District of Mississippi and Special Agent in Charge Jermicha Fomby of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
James Mickel Holman II, 34, was sentenced on March 16, 2023 in U.S. District Court in Jackson. In addition to his 10 year term of imprisonment, Holman must register as a sex offender.
In August of 2020, agents with the FBI and the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office received information that a minor was being used in commercial sexual activities in the Jackson Metro area. On August 17, 2020, James Mickel Holman II was arrested at the Econo Lodge Motel in Jackson. Holman had previously transported the minor from Memphis, Tennessee to Jackson with the intent of the minor performing sexual acts for money.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office investigated the case.
Assistant United States Attorney Glenda R. Haynes prosecuted the case.
This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice. Led by U.S. Attorneys' Offices and the Criminal Division's Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS), Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to better locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet as well as to identify and rescue victims. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.projectsafechildhood.gov.
Updated March 23, 2023
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