NASHVILLE – Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for two Georgia men charged in connection with an ongoing TBI human trafficking investigation.

At the request of 15th District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, TBI Special Agents began investigating a sex trafficking case on August 1, 2012, involving a minor female victim. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that on September 4, 2011, James Elston Harris, 55, and James Green, Jr., 43, engaged in sexual intercourse with the victim.

On January 5th, the Wilson County Grand Jury returned indictments charging Harris, of Hogansville, GA, with six counts of Especially Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, and Green, of LaGrange, GA, with one count of Especially Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. Both men were arrested today and booked into the Wilson County Jail. Bond for each was set at at $2,500. Harris and Green were both previously indicted in June, 2014, when each was charged with Aggravated Statutory Rape stemming from the same incident.

James Harris   James Green

James Elston                             James Green, Jr.