Norwich Man Charged With Sex Trafficking Minor
Published: November 23rd, 2021
By: Tyler Murphy

NORWICH – A multi-state investigation into child-sex trafficking by the Department of Homeland Security, the Norwich City Police, and others, led to the arrest of a Norwich man Monday.

At about 5 p.m. Monday police charged Tyler Wesley Streeter, 27, of Norwich, with interstate transportation of a minor.

Officials explained, “The charges ‘Section 2423(a) of Title 18 prohibits anyone from transporting any individual under the age of 18 years in interstate or foreign commerce with the intent that the minor engage in prostitution or any criminal sexual activity.'”

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The alleged offense reportedly took place in April 2021, in the state of Maine.

“This was a case where multiple agencies coordinated in an effort keep this community safe, and to protect future would-be victims,” said Norwich Det. Sgt. Reuben Roach.

The following agencies were involved in the investigation that lead to the arrest of Tyler Streeter: HSI Syracuse, New York; HSI Portland, Maine; Syracuse Police Department; Maine State Police; Norwich City Police Department.

Streeter is being held in the Oneida County Jail pending transfer to the State of Maine by the U.S. Marshals Service.

- Tyler Murphy, Managing Editor Evening Sun




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