Sex trafficking arrests made after an investigation at Hanover home

Posted at 10:14 AM, Mar 08, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-08 17:16:48-05

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. -- A man and woman were arrested and charged with commercial sex trafficking, child neglect, and other crimes following an investigation centered on a Hanover County home, according to the Hanover Sheriff's Office.

The investigation into Tara Rhiannon Inman, 45, and James Louron Inman, 49, began in January 2023 at a home along the 9200 block of Tall Oaks Lane in Mechanicsville, Virginia.

"This operation was initiated to target the solicitation of prostitution believed to be occurring at this location," a Hanover County Sheriff's Office spokesperson wrote. "During the search, numerous incriminating items were collected."

Tara and James Inman were charged with:

  • Maintaining a bawdy place
  • Commercial sex trafficking
  • Child neglect
  • Possession of schedule I/II narcotics

Additionally, Tara Inman was charged with prostitution.

"Tara Inman was released on a secured bond and James Inman is currently incarcerated at Pamunkey Regional Jail with no bond," the spokesperson shared.

Anyone with information was asked to call Hanover Sheriff’s Office at 804-365-6140 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email to send a tip.

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