FALLS, S.D. — A Milwaukee man who authorities accuse of
forcing two people into prostitution has been sentenced to
over five years in prison.
) reports 34-year-old Alexander Roberts earlier pleaded
guilty to transportation for prostitution.
say Sioux Falls detectives last November arranged to meet
two women at a hotel who were posing as escorts in an
online ad. When undercover officers were talking to a
clerk at the hotel, a 24-year-old woman ran up to them and
asked for help as Roberts chased after her. The officers
17-year-old girl was also found in a hotel room.
told police she thought she and Roberts had come to Sioux
Falls to "party" for a few days, but he soon
forced her to perform sex acts.