Baytown man sentenced for forcing teenager into prostitution
Baytown, Texas
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Town Hall Meeting - May 22 - Underage Drinking
ߦ   Windcrest police arrest man accused of killing woman at San Antonio school parking lot
ߦ   Retired Houston Police Officer Wounded In Santa Fe School Shooting
ߦ   Teen shooter ID'd in deadly Santa Fe school shooting
ߦ   A suspected sovereign citizen ended up as the target of a fur missile.
ߦ   A Week Dedicated To Honor Law Enforcement
ߦ   Former Galveston Deputy Sentenced To Prison
ߦ   ‘Killed Them All, of Course’ - Robert Durst
ߦ   7 taken to hospital after Houston police chase ends in crash
ߦ   Autopsies: Ohio officers killed by shots to head, torso
ߦ   BODYCAM: Mayor’s Son Abuses Cop
ߦ   Burnet County Sheriff's Office - Inmate/Arrests Summary
ߦ   Calif. justice reforms questioned after officer's slaying
ߦ   Dogwood Trail Shooting
ߦ   Fundraiser For Deputy Christopher Gaines May 16
ߦ   Houston cop killer Anthony Haynes loses federal appeal over bad lawyering claims
ߦ   Immigration crackdown shifts to employers as audits surge
ߦ   IN MEMORIAM - Arthur Loukas, Houston Police Officer (Ret)
ߦ   Investigation into Fatal Crash at 13500 Hooper Road
ߦ   Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1400 Congress
ߦ   Investigation into Fatal Crash at 2400 Berry Road
ߦ   Investigation into Fatal Crash at 4300 West Airport Boulevard
ߦ   Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8800 Southwest Freeway
ߦ   Man accused of killing estranged wife found alive with gunshot wound to head after Katy standoff
ߦ   Man gets extended sentence for ambush shooting of officer
ߦ   Man told to remove makeup to gain entry to Corpus Christi nightclub
ߦ   Mayor Candidate Wants To Remove Requirement That Police Complaints Be Truthful
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Daily Activity/Arrests Summary
ߦ   Pearland Police Offense Bulletin
ߦ   Sports betting a possibility nationwide after Supreme Court ruling
ߦ   Trial starting for accused killer of Border Patrol agent
ߦ   Troops Called to Duty Protected by Military Deployment Discrimination Law
ߦ   VIDEO: Cops Destroy Would-Be Cop Killer Attempting Ambush Behind Tinted Glass
ߦ   VIDEO: Off-Duty Female Officer Smokes Robber In Front Of School - What We Know
ߦ   VIDEO: Three Angles from a Deadly OIS

 
Search Archives:

Andrew Kragie
Houston Chronicle

A Baytown man who pleaded guilty to forcing a teenager to work as a prostitute has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Scott Rodney Robinson, 46, was convicted of aggravated compelling of prostitution, a first-degree felony.

Harris County prosecutors said the girl told authorities Robinson forced her into prostitution after he found out she was having sex with boys, telling her that if she was going to act like a prostitute then she might as well be one, according to a statement released Tuesday by the Harris County District Attorney's Office.

"The facts showed that Scott Robinson forced (the teenager) into the depths of the illegal sex industry," said JoAnne Musick, chief of the Harris County District Attorney's Office sex-crimes unit. "His depravity earned him decades in state prison."

The man made the girl work the tractor-trailer rigs parked at truck stops, offering sex in exchange for money that he then took from her, prosecutors said. The girl said she had multiple customers a night.

Robinson was sentenced by state District Judge Brad Hart.

He was first arrested in June 2015 after an undercover investigation by the Houston Child Exploitation Task Force, which includes the FBI and the Houston Police Department's vice section, the district attorney's office said.

The investigation got help from an anonymous tip to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Robinson was "pimping" the girl, who was 16 at the time. The tip linked to an escort ad on the website BackPage.com, according to court records.

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Facebook   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2018 The Police News. All rights reserved.