Council Bluffs Man Sentenced for Human Trafficking

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(Council Bluffs, IA) -- Hershel Ratliff of Council Bluffs was sentenced to 30 years in prison for 6 counts of human trafficking Thursday.

Ratcliff was also charged with one count of distributing a controlled substance to a minor.

Police say Ratcliff provided his teen victims with drugs, alcohol and a place to party.

Ratcliff would also convince the victims to preform sex acts with him and his friends for money.

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