Charles Wade, a prominent Black Lives Matter activist and co-founder of Operation Help or Hush, was arrested last month and charged with human trafficking and prostitution. Wade claims he was only trying to help a teenager find “housing” when he used his hotel points to book a room for her. The 17-year-old girl was busted less than an hour after checking-in by an undercover officer who answered her Backpage ad for sex, according to SandraRose.com.
Wade was arrested at a Howard Johnson Inn in College Park, Maryland, on April 25. Police believe he was residing in the room where he allegedly pimped the teen girl, whose Backpage ad offered: “Quick stay specials tonight and tomorrow.”
In a police report obtained by Ddotomen.com, the undercover officer stated he exchanged text messages with the female who asked if he was a cop or a pimp.
The detective responded, “Hell no. I just like nice boobs.”
The detective was directed to room 412 at a Howard Johnson motel, where he arrested the white female and Wade, 33, was arrested the same day and slapped with half a dozen charges. He posted bail shortly after his arrest then quickly attempted to clear up his name on Twitter – claiming that he believed the 17-year-old girl he “housed” in a motel room was 20-years-old.
He said he used his hotel rewards points to book her room “as I have done countless times.” By that admission, Wade may have low-key admitted to housing “homeless” whores in the past, but we’ll let the law be the judge and jury on that.
He said the teenager was arrested for prostitution “while I was out of the room and heading to the grocery store.”
Investigators said the young woman called Mr. Wade her manager.
Wade’s next hearing date is scheduled for June 3.
(Photo Source: Charles Wade Facebook)