26 arrested during human trafficking operation in Coweta County

COWETA COUNTY, Ga. — A two-day human trafficking operation in Coweta County has led to the arrest of more than two dozen people.

Last week, the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Haralson County Sheriff’s Office, organized a two-day human trafficking operation.

Over the course of two days, six victims of human trafficking were rescued and moved to safety.

On Thursday, three suspects were arrested for prostitution, seven were arrested for pandering and there were two other victims rescued. Other charges issued by police included possession of Schedule II drugs, possession of THC, and possession of F/A during certain crimes.

On Friday night, there were four additional victims rescued. Deputies arrested three suspects for pandering and four suspects for pimping. Other charges included possession of a Schedule IV drug and an outstanding warrant.

In total, 26 people were arrested, including 12 for prostitution, 10 for pandering and four for pimping. Three suspects are currently under investigation for human trafficking and drug charges, according to Haralson County officials.

The following list includes the names of the arrested suspects and the charges they now face:

  • Miguel Garcia- Pandering
  • Davian Harding- Pandering
  • Deontavius Pittman-Pandering, possession of ecstasy
  • Octavian Brown- Pandering, possession w/intent to distribute
  • Jose Gonzalez- Avarca - Pandering
  • Stephen Hovanic -Pandering
  • Michael Matherne -Pandering
  • Donald McGaha -Pandering
  • Victor O. Alvarez Martinez - Pimping; to be indicted on Human Trafficking
  • Juan Puente Pimping; to be indicted on Human Trafficking
  • Prince Antoine – Pimping
  • Phillip Floyd– Pandering
  • Sergio J DeArmas Alfaras– Pimping; investigating further
  • Christopher Allen- Pandering
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