On January 26, 2023, Officers with the US Marshal Task Force arrested 33-year-old Emanuel Cartagena for an outstanding felony warrant out of Dallas Police Department for Sexual Assault of a Child.
Around April 8, 2022, the 15-year-old victim was attending a basketball game at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
The victim met the suspect outside the location who then took the victim to an unknown house in the City of Dallas and sexually assaulted the victim.
The teen told police that she was drugged by three men who assaulted her in Dallas before taken her to Oklahoma.
Eventually, the teen was found in a hotel room in Oklahoma City where eight people were arrested and charged with human trafficking.