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When a Queens man and woman showed up at the Queens Criminal Courthouse in Kew Gardens on Tuesday, Jan. 30, for kidnapping and sex trafficking charges, the two found themselves being re-arrested for a second set of similar charges.

Terrance (a.k.a. “Staxx”) Jackman, 36, of Nellis Street in Springfield Gardens, and Zulay (a.k.a. “Mocca”) Guerrero, 35, of 106th Avenue in St. Albans were arraigned before Acting Supreme Court Justice Peter Vallone on a nine-count indictment.

They have been jointly charged with four counts of sex trafficking, one count of second-degree promoting prostitution and two counts of third-degree promoting prostitution. Jackman was additionally charged with second-degree assault.

The investigation and arrests were made by the recently formed NYPD/FBI Human Trafficking Task Force.

“The defendants have now been twice accused of holding women against their will, forcing them to engage in prostitution acts by instilling fear in them that they would be physically hurt if they did not do as ordered, and turning over all the money that they earned to them,” said Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown in a statement. “Although these young women managed to escape their bondage, they will have to live with this horrible experience for the rest of their lives.”

Brown said that, according to the most recent charges, the two female victims – then ages 17 and 23 – were forced to engage in prostitution acts in Queens and other locations by Jackman and Guerrero between Feb. 1, 2013 and March 1, 2017. The victims allegedly had to turn in all the money they earned to Jackman.

It is also alleged that sometime between May 1, 2016 and Oct. 1, 2016, Jackman stabbed the then-21-year-old victim in the knee with a knife, leaving a scar. Jackman allegedly did not take the victim for medical treatment and forced her to engage in prostitution that night.

In the earlier case that Jackman and Guerrero initially showed up to court for on Jan. 30, Jackman allegedly met the 20-year-old victim at a night club on June 25, 2017 and offered her a ride home, but instead drove her to his house. He allegedly told the victim that she was going to work for him as a prostitute in Queens and elsewhere.

Jackman and Guerrero allegedly took photos of the victim and posted them on to advertise the victim for prostitution. On June 30, 2017, it is alleged that Jackson and Guerrero drove the victim to a location for a date, and while there the victim informed the man that she had been kidnapped and he allowed her to escape. The victim then called 911 and stated that she had been kidnapped by a pimp.

Jackman is being held without bail, while Guerrero had bail set at $1 million bond and $500,000 cash. They are due back in court on March 8, 2018, and if convicted they face up to 25 years in prison.


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