According to the police, Roberts had kept eight women, ranging in age from 19 to 22, in a almost 7,000-square-foot, $1 million Sandy Springs, Georgia, mansion against their will, threatening to kill them if they left, forcing them to get matching tattoos, undergo plastic surgery, and dance at strip clubs.
The woman who called 911 said she'd been there for "about a month", but did not reveal how long the other women had been living there for.
"I'm in a really bad situation and I need to get out", said the caller, who told the dispatcher she had met her captor on a website called Seeking Arrangements, which connects women with wealthy men. She said she and other women were being held against their will and were forced to dance for money.
Kenndric Roberts, 33, was charged Friday with five additional counts of false imprisonment, five counts of trafficking persons for labor, and two counts of possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
She said there were cameras and weapons in the home. The investigation is continuing, ' Sandy Springs police sergeant Sam Worsham told WSB-TV.
Throughout the 14-minute 911 recording, the woman repeatedly says nothing illegal is going on but that she's scared to leave.
After the woman got out of the house, Roberts called 911 to report that one of his "employees" stole from him.
The woman said Roberts also lived in the house, drove a lot of different cars and generally carried a gun with him.
The caller's Tuesday morning plea helped Georgia authorities to uncover what they believe is a case of human trafficking based out of a $1 million luxury home in the suburbs of Atlanta.
They would have to prove 'sexual servitude, ' the lawyer said, in other words, that the victim was a minor or coerced, or that there was some type of deception involved.Kenndric Roberts Sandy Springs estate dance for dollars or your misery doubles. "He'll be like, 'You can leave whenever you want, ' and then he'll, like, threaten you right after".
In an interview with police, Roberts said he spent $30,000 on the victim, including the plastic surgery.