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Multiple People Charged After Human Trafficking Sting in the Poconos

SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP — Ten people are facing charges after police conducted a human trafficking sting in the Poconos. Officials say that they raided a hote...

SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP -- Ten people are facing charges after police conducted a human trafficking sting in the Poconos.

Officials say that they raided a hotel near Stroudsburg, arresting Malik Edwards, 39, from Tobyhanna and a woman from Richmond, Virginia on charges of human trafficking.

Seven men and one woman were charged in connection with the sting.

The woman from Tennessee who is identified as the victim is being cared for by a non-profit organization in the Poconos.