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Morrisville police charge man brought women to hotel as prostitutes

A 21-year-old Greensboro man is facing three counts of human trafficking and several other charges from Morrisville police who said he brought three women to a hotel near RDU International Airport to work as prostitutes, according to arrest warrants.

Detectives went to the Extended Stay America at 2700 Slater Road on Thursday afternoon and arrested Ernest Davante Woods, who was held in lieu of $501,000 bail for a court appearance Friday.

The warrants charge that Woods “recruited, enticed, transported and provided” three people to work in “sexual servitude.”

Other charges include have a .44-caliber handgun when he is a felon, misdemeanor marijuana possession and fighting with the officers who arrested him.

On the arrest warrants, police had listed an address for Woods of 905 Borders Terr. in Greensboro. He was booked into the Wake County Detention Center with an address of 1600 Harden Drive, though no Harden Drive exists on the Guilford County database.

The felony that makes it illegal for Woods to have a gun was felony riot, to which police said he pleaded guilty in March in Guilford County and for which he was put on three years’ probation.