April 15, 2020
Reno, NV - Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford announced that Terrell Fletcher, 23, and Stormy Robertson, 20, both of Reno, pleaded guilty to one count of child abuse, neglect or endangerment, a category "B" felony, and one count of attempt sex trafficking, a category "C" felony. The alleged crimes were committed between June 23 and July 24, 2019.
According to the criminal Information, Fletcher and Robertson orchestrated the sexual exploitation of a minor child, resulting in her physical and mental suffering.
"Abusing and sexually exploiting children are the most heinous crimes a person can commit, and I'm proud that my office brought these criminals to justice," said Attorney General Aaron D. Ford. "This conviction is the result of a team effort by the Northern Nevada Child Exploitation Task Force, through which we're able to work together to help victims of sex trafficking and stop those preying on our children."
"We will continue working with our law enforcement partners through the FBI-led Northern Nevada Child Exploitation Task Force (NNCETF) to aggressively identify and pursue the perpetrators of the devastating crime of sex trafficking," added Aaron C. Rouse, Special Agent in Charge, FBI Las Vegas.
Child abuse, neglect or endangerment is punishable by one to six years in prison. Attempt Sex Trafficking is punishable by one to five years in prison and a fine of no more than $10,000. As a result of both charges, Fletcher and Robertson will be required to register as sex offenders.
The sentencing hearing is scheduled for June 3, 2020 in Second Judicial District Court Department 15. The investigation of this case was conducted by the FBI Northern Nevada Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force. The Attorney General's Criminal Prosecution Division is prosecuting this case.
To view the criminal information for Terrell Fletcher and Stormy Robertson, click on their respective links.
To report instances of human trafficking, call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline at 1-888-373-7888. The National Human Trafficking Resource Center is a national, toll-free hotline available to answer calls from anywhere in the country 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Individuals may also call the U.S. Department of Justice Hotline at 1-888-428-7581 or call the local authorities. For more information on human trafficking, the warning signs, and how you can help fight this epidemic, visit the Office of the Nevada Attorney General's website here.
(Photographs courtesy of the Reno Police Department)