Tyler man charged with sex trafficking after being found with minor

Crime & Public Safety

TYLER, Texas (KETK) — A Tyler man was arrested after he was found with a minor who is believed to be a victim of domestic sex trafficking, said information from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

Brandon Lee Mon Johnson, 25, of Tyler, was arrested on June 3 for Continuous Trafficking of a Person. On Monday, he was in Smith County Jail under a $150,000 bond.

“The investigation confirmed that Johnson had been sex trafficking the minor,” the attorney general’s statement said.

The arrest was made by the United States Marshal’s Task Force in Tyler.  

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