Three Face Charges Of Human Trafficking In Parke County

PARKE COUNTY, Ind. – Three people have been arrested in Parke County after an investigation into human trafficking.

70-year-old Paul Crowder, along with 57-year-old Robert and 37 year old April Glaze faces charges of two counts of conspiracy to commit child molesting and two counts of the promotion of human trafficking of a minor.

If found guilty, all three could face 56-years in prison.

Police say Crowder paid up to $750 to take underage girls across county lines and engage in sexual activity.

The incidents reportedly took place at a Rockville area campsite, a Waveland campground, and a Montgomery County motel back in 2016.

Police say that April Glaze admitted to selling the girls for sex because she and Robert needed the money.