West Orange Man Charged with Human Trafficking, Sexual Assault, Terroristic Threats
Morris County officials announce the arrest of Mcquacy Goodridge, 28, of West Orange. Goodridge has been charged with four counts of Human Trafficking, Sexual Assault, Promoting Prostitution, Criminal Coercion and Terroristic Threats.
It is alleged that between March 2019 and August 15, Goodridge forced the 31-year-old female victim to engage in acts of prostitution.
He is alleged to have transported the victim to different locations within Morris County to have her engage in acts of prostitution, and he collected the money received after the sexual acts were completed.
The victim stated that over the course of the past year, Goodridge emotionally and verbally abused her, and threatened physical harm.
The victim also disclosed that on August 15, at a Parsippany Troy Hills Township hotel, the defendant threatened to harm her and her family if she did not get additional clients, and forcibly engaged in an act of sexual penetration with her.
The defendant has been charged by warrant-complaint and is currently lodged at the Morris County Correctional Facility in accordance with Criminal Justice Reform.
Anyone with information relating to this incident is encouraged to call Det. Martyna Ruminska of the Morris County Prosecutor's Office at 973-285-6303 or the Parsippany Troy Hills Police Department at (973) 263-4300.