Two Charged in Human Trafficking and Prostitution of Ohio Woman

On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Lorenzo Darrell Hatcher, 25 (DOB: 06/07/1993) of Hamtramck, MI and Lamyia Ieshia-Pamela Sneed, 21, (DOB: 04/24/1997) of St. Clair Shores, MI in connection with the human trafficking and prostitution of a 20-year-old out-of-state female.

From March 28, 2018 through June 3, 2018, Hatcher is alleged to have engaged in kidnapping, assaulting and human trafficking of a 20-year-old Columbus, Ohio woman in the 1100 block of Stockwell in Detroit. Sneed is alleged that have committed the crime of prostitution by transporting, facilitating and accepting earnings in connection with the victim. The facts and evidence in the case will be presented in court at the preliminary examination.

Hatcher has been charged with Human Trafficking Enterprise Involving Kidnapping, CSC or Death, Human Trafficking - Forced Labor/Threat of Physical Harm Causing Injury, Human Trafficking - Procure Person for Force Labor Resulting in Injury, Human Trafficking Enterprise, Prostitution - Sell/Offer/Facilitate, Prostitution - Accepting Earnings, Prostitution - Transporting Female, Kidnapping, Felonious Assault and Felony Firearm*.

Sneed has been charged with Prostitution - Sell/Offer/Facilitate, Prostitution - Accepting Earnings, Prostitution - Transporting Female*.

Both defendants were arraigned in 36th District Court before Magistrate Jeffrey Kleparek late last Thursday, June 7, 2018. Because aspects of the case were under review last week the information is being released today.

The probable cause conferences are scheduled for June 20, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examinations are scheduled for June 29, 2018. Both hearings are before Judge Lydia Nance Adams in 36th District Court. Defendant Hatcher received a $500,000 cash/surety bond. Defendant Sneed received a $250,000 cash/surety bond.

*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.