District Attorney: Conviction in first human trafficking case

Kern County District Attorney Lisa Green says Jerome Henderson was convicted Monday of 2 counts of human trafficking involving a 13-year-old victim.
BAKERSFIELD, CA -- Kern County District Attorney Lisa Green says Jerome Henderson was convicted Monday of 2 counts of human trafficking involving a 13-year-old victim.  Prosecutors say it's the first human trafficking case in Kern County under the state's enhanced sentencing guidelines under the passage of Proposition 35.  

Green says Henderson faces a maximum sentence of 32 years 8 months in state prison when is formally sentenced September 24, 2013.  The case was prosecuted by Kern County Deputy District Attorney Dianna Carter. 


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