Florida couple accused of prostituting child in exchange for drugs

By: Sarah Elsesser, Palm Beach Post

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida couple is accused of prostituting a child for 13 years in exchange for drugs. 

Kevin Wyatt and Celeste Chambers, of the Florida Panhandle, were both arrested last week, according to the Miami Herald

The couple is said to have traded sexual acts with a child for drugs, and the abuse started when the girl was 3 years old, according to WTXL

On Sunday afternoon, Wyatt was captured while hiding on a houseboat off the East River near Apalachicola, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page

Wyatt was wanted on five warrants that included sex trafficking, deputies said. 

 

Great work this afternoon by FCSO and FWC capturing a fugitive from Gadsden County who was wanted on 5 warrants to...

Posted by Franklin County Sheriff's Office, A.J. "Tony" Smith, Sheriff on Sunday, October 8, 2017

Chambers was also wanted, but she was arrested in Tallahassee last Wednesday. She faces multiple charges, including sexual abuse, lewd and lascivious behavior, and child cruelty, according to WTXL.

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Read more at the Miami HeraldWTXL and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

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