Marlette Lychelle Smith, 26, of Rome, was arrested in Homewood, Alabama, last Saturday, according to a news release by local police. Homewood police announced the arrest Tuesday, which left Smith in jail on a $1 million bond.
Homewood police Sgt. John Carr wrote in the release that investigators were tipped off June 3 that two girls, ages 15 and 16, were possible victims of human trafficking. The two girls are from California, he said.