Skip to Content

Man arrested for trafficking minors for sex


Click here for updates on this story

    FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas (KFSM) — A Fayetteville man has been arrested for trafficking minors for sex.

According to court documents, beginning in May of 2020 through October of 2020 Lexus Hobbs, 23, knowingly recruited, enticed, solicited, isolated, harbored, transported, provided, maintained and obtained multiple minors for commercial sexual activity.

Records state that Hobbs “employed” the 16 to 17-year-old females to engage in commercial sexual activity for money which they were expected to turn over to him.

Hobbs was arrested in Washington County on Thursday, Jan. 28 but released on an almost $55,000 bond Saturday, Jan. 30.

He faces three charges of human trafficking and third-degree battery.

Further details surrounding this investigation have not been released.

Please note: This content carries a strict local market embargo. If you share the same market as the contributor of this article, you may not use it on any platform.

Article Topic Follows: National/World

Jump to comments ↓

Author Profile Photo

CNN Newsource


News Channel 3-12 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content