12+ charges filed against 3 Flint suspects accused of sex trafficking woman

Police investigate the scene of an alleged sex trafficking case at a residence in the 600 block of Freeman Avenue in Flint.
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FLINT (WJRT) (5/15/2018) - Three of four people accused of sexual abuse and kidnapping a woman over the weekend were charged with more than a dozen crimes Tuesday.

The fourth person has not been charged.

Authorities announced charges against the suspect accused of holding a woman against her will at a residence in the 600 block of Freeman Avenue in Flint.

The investigation started around 3:40 p.m. Saturday when the woman called police to the Teaser's gentlemen's club at 2545 S. Grand Traverse St. to report she was kidnapped and sexually abused.

Flint Police Department Det. Sgt. Tyrone Booth said the woman initially was at the Freeman Avenue home on her own free will. Later on, the people there allegedly wouldn't allow her to leave.

Darius Thames, 41, is facing 16 charges:
-- two counts of kidnapping.
-- two counts of torture.
-- four counts of human trafficking.
-- four counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
-- felonious assault.
-- two counts of carrying a firearm while committing a felony.
-- possession of ammunition by a felon.

Emily Draheim, 27, is facing 13 charges:
-- two counts of kidnapping.
-- two counts of torture.
-- four counts of human trafficking.
-- four counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
-- assault with intent to do great bodily harm

Trey Stewart, 25, also is facing 13 charges:
-- two counts of kidnapping.
-- one count of torture.
-- four counts of human trafficking.
-- four counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
-- carrying a firearm while committing a felony.
-- possession of ammunition by a felon.

All three suspects were scheduled to appear before a judge for arraignment Tuesday afternoon. Their names will be released after the hearing.

The suspects remained in custody at the Flint City Lockup.

Booth said the victim had not been reported missing and the case is not part of a larger investigation into sex crimes or human trafficking.