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Oklahoma’s age of consent is 16, but it’s child prostitution statutes apply to any person under 18-years-old, the AP reports.
Police were called to the Super 8 Motel in the early morning hours of March 9th for a welfare check. "Well, drug related, maybe," replied another officer. Either here for narcotics, or prostitution for narcotics." "Like the kid’s prostituting himself out?
Moore police released body cam video Monday from multiple officers who responded to the call. " The video shows police attempting, for several minutes, to get people from inside the first floor room to come outside. We just need to check on your welfare, make sure you’re okay.
Ralph Shortey, former Oklahoma state senator and a county campaign coordinator for President Donald Trump’s campaign last year, will plead guilty to a child sex trafficking offense for soliciting sex from a 17-year-old boy in March.
In exchange for his guilty plea, government prosecutors have agreed to drop three counts of child pornography against him.
Shortey was an early endorser to Trump’s presidential campaign, pledging his support in October 2015.
Soon after, the campaign named Shortey as part of its leadership team in Oklahoma.
Eventually, the video cuts off when the teen emerges, but the door is closed again.
Ralph Shortey, 35, pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking in federal court last week; in exchange, child pornography charges were dropped, according to KFOR.
Shortey, a former Republican state senator from Oklahoma City, was charged in federal court in September after a months-long investigation that started in March 2017 when he was found in a Moore hotel room with a 17-year-old boy.
The bible verse is in reference to women submitting to their husband's will, as they do to the Lord. I can put you in handcuffs and throw you in the back of car." Officers - who at the time did not know Shortey was a seated state senator - asked him why he was inside the hotel room with a teen boy that smelled of marijuana. Shortey pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking last week and a sentencing hearing is pending.
- Days after a former state senator pleaded guilty to federal child sex trafficking, Moore police released body cam footage of the call that led the then-seated senator to be charged with state child prostitution charges.