Charlestown man arrested in Jeffersontown for allegedly coercing - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Charlestown man arrested in Jeffersontown for allegedly coercing woman to sell sexual favors for heroin

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Clifford Johnson (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Clifford Johnson (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Charlestown, Indiana, man was arrested in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, early Monday morning after police say he convinced a woman to sell sexual favors in exchange for heroin and labor.

According to an arrest report, police were patrolling apartments on foot near the interchange between South Hurstbourne Parkway and I-64, just after 1 a.m., when they noticed that the door to an apartment was open.

Through the open door, police say they could see a glass methamphetamine pipe and a bag of suspected heroin resting atop a table "in plain view."

Police say they spoke to a woman at the apartment who said 63-year-old Clifford Johnson had, "coerced her into performing acts of prostitution in exchange for labor and heroin, which she stated that he regularly provides her with."

She added that Johnson, "regularly brings men for her to have sex with for money," which she gave to Johnson, according to the arrest report.

Johnson was arrested and charged with human trafficking and trafficking in a controlled substance. He is currently being held in Louisville Metro Corrections.

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