Atlanta News First reports:
A Central Georgia man is accused of trying to sell a teenage girl on the dark web. Kelly Garrett Ivey was indicted in Jasper County on August 14th. According to the arrest warrants, the alleged crimes happened in June, and Ivey was arrested. He was denied bond on July 11th, with the judge noting in the motion that he “posed a significant danger.”
The arrest report said Ivey “attempted to sell information about a 16-year-old female, home address as well as places she regularly attends on the dark web in order for her to be abducted, assaulted or otherwise harmed.”
The website is called “Slave Bay,” the indictment said, and it “featured images of unclothed women on the same page as the said ad, and in the said ad the accused did offer to sell information as to the location of a person the accused listed as a 17-year-old virgin female.”
The Roys Report reports:
A Georgia megachurch is facing allegations it failed to warn congregants about a former youth volunteer who’s been charged with trying to traffic a 16-year-old on the dark web. Last Monday, a grand jury indicted Ivey, 41, on first and second-degree charges of cruelty to children, trafficking, and three counts of criminal attempt to commit a felony, including kidnapping.
Yet, members of Rock Springs said they just learned of the charges against Ivey last week, when a local newspaper, The Monroe County Reporter, published a story. They added that the multi-site Rock Springs Church and its affiliated school, Rock Springs Christian Academy, where Ivey also volunteered, didn’t publish any announcement about Ivey’s arrest.
Rock Springs Church (@RockSpringsLive) allegedly failed to warn congregants about a former youth volunteer—indicted on multiple counts related to trafficking a 16-y-o child
Warrant states Kelly Garrett Ivey advertised a “virgin female” on dark web portal https://t.co/vPw2DInDa1
— Julie Roys (@reachjulieroys) August 29, 2023