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24-year-old Florida woman accused of trafficking minors

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St. Petersburg Police arrested a 24-year-old woman after they say she was trafficking minors at a hotel in St. Petersburg Sunday.

Leslie Reio was arrested at the Bayway Inn around 1:30 a.m.

According to officials, deputies found her in a room with two minors. Detectives learned Reio would have the two minors engage in sexual acts for money, and would take a profit of what they made. They also learned Reio was in charge of posting online sexual advertisements for the victims.

Police said Reio “should have known they were minors due to the physical features of the victims.”

At least one of the victims was a runaway from Sarasota County.