CORBIN, Ky. – A Kentucky man was arrested Sunday for attempting to sell the child of a woman he knows at a convenience store.
Kentucky State Police received a tip that Harry Day was attempting to sell a child for $2,500 at the Speedy Mart in Corbin, WKYT reported.
Troopers located Day, and he was charged with promoting human trafficking of a child under 18 and driving under the influence, the TV station reported.
The child was later located at his mother’s residence, where officers found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Both Day and the child’s mother, identified as Gertrude Henson, admitted to using drugs earlier in the day, WATE reported.
Henson was charged with possession of methamphetamine, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, the TV station reported.