BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A Bridgeport man pleaded guilty Friday to sex trafficking of a minor in connection with a 2015 case where police said he held a girl under 18 against her will and forced her to engage in sex acts.
Brandon Williams, also known as 14K, has been detained since his arrest on Aug. 26, 2015. He pleaded guilty in a Hartford Court to the count of sex trafficking of a minor, which carries a maximum term of life in prison, U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut Deirdre M. Daly announced.
According to court documents, between July and August 2015, he held a girl he new was under 18 and forced her to engage in commercial sex acts. Her sexual services were advertised on the sites Backpage and Cityvibe, and Williams rented hotel rooms in which he and the minor victim stayed, Daly said.
The matter is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Homeland Security Investigations, with the assistance of the Bridgeport Police Department.
A sentencing date has not yet been scheduled.