Man charged with human trafficking; promoting prostitution of 17-year-old

Published: Aug. 30, 2013 at 3:24 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 6, 2013 at 3:24 PM EDT
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Omar Buelga (Source: LMDC)
Omar Buelga (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville man was arrested Thursday for allegedly filling the role of a 'pimp' for a 17-year-old girl who doesn't know many people in Kentucky.

According to LMPD, Omar Buelga, 52, is accused of finding customers, setting up dates and setting up charges for her. Buelga would charge an additional $5 as a finder's fee and would allow the victim to use his room.

Buelga is being charged with human trafficking and promoting prostitution.

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