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Sex trafficking ring busted

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CNY/NNY/S. Tier: Sex trafficking ring busted
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ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. -- State Police have busted an Oneida County child sex trafficking ring. Now investigators are looking for more victims out there.

Troopers say nine people were arrested in connection to a minor being sold for sexual acts. Investigators say a brother and sister team led the ring.

Edward Tilden, 30, and Lynnette Tilden, 25, are accused of using to advertise and sell the underage victim. Lynnette allegedly sold herself and the services of others up and down the east coast.

State Police say Alexandria Davall, 23, was also connected to the ring.

All three have been charged with felony sex trafficking and could face up to 25 years behind bars.

Police also arrested Michael Olsen, 28, and David Jamrosz, 56, for criminal sex act.

Michael Curcio, 22, and Rosheen Brooks, 32, were charged with rape.

Jakeem E. Penn Sr., 61, and Curtis L O'Dell, 61, were charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

The age of the victim was not released.

State Police believe more people have been trafficked within this ring.

Troopers want anyone with information to give them a call at (315) 366-6000. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP