JACKSON – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Human Trafficking Unit have arrested and charged a Humboldt woman accused of forcing a minor to have sex with a man in exchange for drugs.

After receiving information from the Humboldt Police Department, the TBI began investigating Veronica Shuney Boykin (DOB 1-29-84) on March 22nd. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that, on February 19th, Boykin offered a 15-year-old female to have sex with a still unidentified man in exchange for narcotics provided to Boykin.

On Thursday, authorities arrested Boykin, charged her with one count of Trafficking for a Commercial Sex Act, and booked her into the Madison County Jail on $75,000 bond. The investigation remains active and ongoing.

Information about human trafficking and TBI’s efforts to address this type of crime can be found online at www.ITHasToStop.com.