Fayetteville man arrested following human trafficking investigation, police say

Cumberland County News
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — An ongoing human trafficking investigation led to the arrest of a Fayetteville man on Monday, police said.

As a result of the investigation, James Calvin McEachern, Jr., 32, was arrested Monday by members of the Fayetteville Police Department and the US Marshals Task Force.

He is charged with two counts of first-degree forcible sex offense, first-degree kidnapping, second-degree kidnapping, two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, and two counts of aid and abet armed robbery, according to police.

He is being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $312,000 secured bond.

Fayetteville police ask that if you know someone that has fallen victim to human trafficking or needs help to escape the lifestyle, call detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department. In addition, family members or victims of human trafficking can contact 5 Sparrows, a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization whose mission is to assist in countering human trafficking within the United States.

Anyone with information regarding human trafficking is asked to contact Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1856 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

Police did not release any further information regarding the case.

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