There’s a developing story out of Florida that could potentially send shock waves throughout the New England Patriots organization and the entire National Football League.
The Jupiter Police Chief announced on Friday that Patriots owner Robert Kraft has has been charged in association with a prostitution ring bust relating to a local massage parlor.
Jupiter, FL police chief confirms NE Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged in prostitution ring bust
— Jesse Rodriguez (@JesseRodriguez) February 22, 2019
“Many came from China on temporary work visas, indebted to the the brokers who helped them reach America, but believing legitimate jobs awaited them,” Vero Beach Police Chief David Currey said in a statement Friday.
The specific charge Kraft faces is solicitation of prostitution. The arrest comes after a long investigation surrounding human trafficking.
BREAKING: Jupiter Police: Robert Kraft, the NE Patriots owner, accused of soliciting sex at a #Jupiter day spa. Police say a months long human trafficking investigation led to the arrest. #Kraft #Patriots #NEPatriots @WPBF25News pic.twitter.com/udTEvrLkTB
— Tiffany Kenney (@wpbf_tiffany) February 22, 2019
There’s obviously not much more information available on this breaking story. We’ll have updates as soon as they become available.