MARIETTA, Ga. -- A Sandy Springs man has pleaded guilty to sex-trafficking an underage girl and then trying to influence her not to cooperate with prosecutors.
Martez Martell Fuque, 23, who goes by several aliases including Diablo, Redwings Diablo and King Joffey Joe pleaded guilty Thursday to 11 charges including trafficking of persons for sexual servitude, pimping a person under 18 years of age, sexual exploitation of children, conspiracy to commit influencing a witness and influencing a witness.
Two co-defendants, Naquana James, 20, of Alpharetta, Ga. and Mariah C. Rutledge, 19, of Sandy Springs, Ga. who were charged with influencing a witness also pleaded guilty earlier in the day.
Trial began Monday for all three defendants. The guilty pleas came on the fourth day of what was expected to be a two-week trial.