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Missing girl found in car told police men forced her to drink, use drugs, have sex

PITTSBURGH — A missing girl found Sunday night following a traffic stop in Tarentum told police three men in the car forced her to use drugs, drink and have sex with them.

According to our partners at, police said the girl told them she was afraid of getting pregnant. One of the men, identified as James Sledges, allegedly threatened to kill her family if she didn’t do what they told her.

Sledge, 32, Victor Williams, 33, and Houston Goins, 34, were arrested in connection with the alleged incident. They face charges including corruption of minors, possession with intent to deliver and others.

Court documents indicate state police pulled over a car driven by Goins because his license was suspended. Troopers said the missing girl was found under a blanket inside the car with no shoes on. She had been reported missing since last Friday from Greensburg.

Investigators said the missing girl told them there was heroin in the car and they were on their way to Ohio. Police found 261 stamp bags, 19 grams of cocaine, a gram of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

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