Suspect Arrested and Charged with Sex Trafficking; Possibility of Additional Victims a Concern

Detectives from the county’s Vice & Intelligence Unit have arrested and charged 32-year-old Ernest Wilkerson of Rockville with sex trafficking and prostitution-related charges. Detectives have released a photo of Wilkerson and his vehicle and encourage anyone who may be a victim of sex trafficking by Wilkerson to come forward.

County Police, Joint Agencies Arrest Six Men for Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

The U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron last week announced the unsealing of a federal complaint charging six men, including two from Silver Spring, for a drug trafficking conspiracy that allegedly distributed cocaine and other drugs in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties, as well as the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.