ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE: July 27, 2016
Case # 16NF2078
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was charged yesterday with trafficking, pimping and pandering an underage teenage girl while he was out on bail for another criminal case. Dameon Depree Jefferson, 38, Portland, Oregon, is charged with one felony count of human trafficking of a minor, one felony count of pimping a minor, and one felony count of pandering with a minor under 16 years old by procuring with a sentencing enhancement for crime-bail-crime. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 14 years in state prison. He was arraigned yesterday, July 26, 2016, and is being held on $1 million bail and must prove the money is from a legal and legitimate source before posting bond. He is scheduled for a pre-trial hearing on Aug. 3, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. in Department N-3, North Justice Center, Fullerton.
Jefferson is also charged with two felony counts of pandering and two felony counts of attempted pimping in a separate case (Case # 15NF1723). If convicted on those charges, he faces a maximum sentence of seven years and four months in state prison. Continue reading