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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A man accused of forcing an Idaho teenager and other women into prostitution is facing federal sex trafficking charges. The Idaho Statesman reports Taquarius Ford recruited the 18-year-old at a Boise-area shopping mall by posing as a modeling executive and flying her to Los Angeles for a party. A judge ordered Ford to be held without bond until his trial.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge has granted the request of a former prosecutor to represent himself on bankruptcy fraud charges. A former prosecutor charged with bankruptcy fraud in federal court has been given the OK to represent himself. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports John Bujak pleaded not guilty in January.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho man is pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of an acquaintance at a trailer park. The Lewiston Tribune reports that 28-year-old Nathaniel Nisbet entered the plea in exchange for prosecutors dropping a more serious charge. Police say Nisbet shot and killed 42-year-old Charles "Pat" McMichael at the home of Nisbet's estranged wife.
OSBURN, Idaho (AP) — Police say a body found in the Coeur d'Alene River near the town of Osburn is likely that of an 82-year-old man reported missing several weeks ago. Shoshone County Sheriff Mitch Alexander tells the Coeur d'Alene Press that identification belonging to Warren Trexle of Wallace was found on the body.
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