Ottawa County couple accused of soliciting teens for sex arraigned

An Ottawa County couple accused of soliciting minors for sex appeared in court for arraignment.

JAMESTOWN TOWNSHIP, MICH. - An Ottawa County couple accused of soliciting minors for sex appeared in court for arraignment on multiple charges.

Anuj Chopra is charged with human trafficking of minors for allegedly trying to entice two 16 year olds for sex in exchange for money. His bond was set at $250,000.

His wife, Leslie Chopra is charged with using a computer to commit a crime and distributing sexually explicit materials to minors. She is out on bond. 

Police were tipped off by a parent concerned about the couple's behavior in early February. The couple became acquainted with the victims through their 16-year-old daughter.

Search warrants were issued on multiple electronic devices, and police say it appears the couple solicited minors for sexual acts in the Jamestown and Hudsonville areas.

It's believed the couple used email, Snapchat, and Instagram to make contact with the victims. Police say there are at least three victims right now, but could be more.

Despite the allegations against the couple, police have said there's no information to say that any sexual acts occurred.

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