(Cleveland, Ohio) A 21-year-old local woman, Chardee Barfield, has been arrested by the FBI for allegedly offering a 15-year-old girl for sex.
An accomplice, 27-year-old Ernest McClain, was arrested in January for the same alleged offense and is scheduled for trial on April 9.
Both McClain and Barfield were indicted by a federal grand jury on February 2 for knowingly transporting a minor female across the state line from Ohio to Pennsylvania with the intent of engaging that 15-year-old girl in prostitution.Barfield and McClain are in federal custody.
While in Pennsylvania, Anderson says Barfield posted herself and posted the teen as available to engage in prostitution at a local motel. Barfield included provocative images of the 15-year-old on the internet website advertising the minor as available for sex. Barfield also engaged in sexual activities with the 15-year-old.