A Massachusetts man is accused of picking up two women and kidnapping a third, then giving them heroin and cocaine and driving them to Connecticut to act as prostitutes.
Barry Davis, 36, of Burlington, Massachusetts, was arrested in Milford on Thursday and charged with second-degree unlawful restraint, promoting prostitution, trafficking of a person and two counts of possession of narcotics.
Police found Davis and the three women at the Motel 6 on Schoolhouse Road after authorities from Lawrence, Massachusetts, tracked a victim's cellphone and learned she was in the area.
Accoridng to police, the woman had texted her boyfriend to say she was "being held against her will and treated like a sex slave."
The other two women told investigators they had worked as prostitutes for Davis before and were afraid of him.
Davis, who was found with heroin and cocaine, was held on $250,000 bond, according to police. It's not clear if he has an attorney.