Oklahoma City: Houston Sentenced for Child Sex Trafficking

Oklahoma City Man, Roderick Glenn Houston Sentenced to Serve More Than 27 Years in Federal Prison for Child Sex Trafficking

OKLAHOMA CITY (STL.News) Today, RODERICK GLENN HOUSTON, JR., 37, of Oklahoma City, was sentenced to more than 27 years in federal prison for child sex trafficking, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert J. Troester.

On September 1, 2020, a federal grand jury returned a Superseding Indictment against Houston that charged him with child sex trafficking, production of child pornography, and transportation of child pornography.

On October 8, 2020, Houston pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking.  According to public records and admissions made as part of his guilty plea, between April 2015 and March 9, 2016, Houston served as the pimp of a minor girl.  Houston advertised her as an escort on the internet, provided her to men for commercial sex, and kept the cash proceeds.  Despite knowing that she was a child, he sold her to men for sex in Oklahoma, Florida, Louisiana, and Texas.

Today, Senior U.S. District Judge Stephen P. Friot sentenced Houston to serve 335 months in federal prison, followed by 20 years of supervised release.  Judge Friot also ordered Houston to pay $25,100 in restitution and assessments. 

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