South Bend man guilty of sex trafficking

A South Bend man was found guilty on July 16 in federal court on six counts of sex trafficking a minor and one count of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

Douglas D. Jackson, 26, of South Bend, transported a minor female to Atlanta, Louisville and Grand Rapids for prostitution in June 2014.

He was arrested in Grand Rapids in June 2014.

Sentencing is scheduled for October 22, 2015. He faces 10 years mandatory minimum sentences on the sex trafficking charges. He faces a five year mandatory minimum consecutive sentence for the firearm charge. 

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