Daily Archives: August 1, 2016

Nueces County District Court Finds Jovan Miles Guilty of Human Trafficking; Sentenced to 40 Years

AUSTIN – On Friday, Nueces County jury returned a guilty verdict in the case State vs. Jovan Miles in the 94th Judicial District Court. Today the jury returned a sentence of 40 years for Miles’ crime. This case marks the important first human trafficking conviction in the county’s fight against human exploitation. Human Trafficking Prosecutor Kirsta Leeburg Melton, from the Office of Attorney General Ken Paxton, assisted Nueces County’s Assistant District Attorney Michelle Putman in the prosecution of Miles.