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CASE NAME:United States v. Donald Wayne Flint
ALL PLAINTIFFS:United States
ALL DEFENDANTS:Donald Wayne Flint, James Roney
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DOCKET NUMBER:07-20333
SOURCE:DOJ/US Attorney Website or Press Release, Lexis Search
TYPE OF CASE:Criminal
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TYPE OF TRIAL:Jury
TRIAL JUDGE(S):Patrick J. Duggan
YEAR OF ARREST:2007
YEAR OF VERDICT:2008
TYPE OF COURT:Federal Court
STATE:Michigan
FEDERAL DISTRICT:Eastern District Court
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AGE OF VICTIM(S):Adult and Minor
NUMBER OF VICTIMS:2 +
GENDER OF VICTIM(S):Female
VICTIM'S COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:United States
METHOD OF ENTRY INTO THE U.S.:Unknown
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NUMBER OF DEFENDANT(S):2
GENDER OF DEFENDANT(S):Male
TYPE OF INDUSTRY:Sex
CASE CATEGORIZATION:Commercial Sexual Exploitation/Prostitution, Commercial Sexual Exploitation/Prostitution (johns/other buyers), Strip Club
FIRST CHARGE:Conspiracy
FIRST CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 371
FIRST CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Acquitted
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SECOND CHARGE:Sex trafficking of children
SECOND CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 1591; 18 U.S.C. § 2
SECOND CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Guilty Verdict
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THIRD CHARGE:Interstate transportation of minors for prostitution
THIRD CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 2423, 18 U.S.C. § 2
THIRD CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Guilty Verdict
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FOURTH CHARGE:Interstate transportation for prostitution, aiding and abetting
FOURTH CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 2421, 18 U.S.C. § 2
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CORE TERMS:18 U.S.C. § 371; 18 U.S.C. § 2421, 18 U.S.C. § 2; 18 U.S.C. § 2423
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LENGTH OF GREATEST SENTENCE:151
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FINE IMPOSED:$200
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EXPLANATION OF APPEAL:Appealed Conviction
APPELLATE OPINION CITATION:2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 86765, 394 Fed. Appx. 273
HOLDING OF APPEALS COURT:Affirm
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SUMMARY:Defendants Donald Wayne Flint and James Roney transported the victims, a 15-year old girl and an adult woman, to Detroit, Michigan from Cleveland, Ohio, for the purposes of engaging in prostitution. The defendants supplied the victims with clothing and condoms, and collected the money the victims earned from prostitution. Additionally, there was evidence that both men sexually assaulted the juvenile victim. A federal jury convicted Flint of sex trafficking of children and interstate transportation of minors for prostitution. He was sentenced to 135 months imprisonment. Roney pleaded guilty to trafficking-related charges and was sentenced to 151 months imprisonment 5 years supervised release and $200 Special Assessment.
Approval Status:Approved
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