Second suspect arrested in Pender County human trafficking investigation

Demond Ca'Quan Conyers (Photo: Pender County jail)

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Another man has been arrested in connection to a human trafficking investigation in Pender County.

Demond Ca’Quan Conyers is charged with one count of human trafficking, two counts of prostitution, and conspiracy to commit human trafficking.

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According to an arrest warrant, the crimes happened between June 1-26, 2020.

The warrant states Conyers reportedly used the social media website “” to arrange meetings between the victim and several men for prostitution and required the victim to bring in a certain amount of money from customers.

Dwayne Poole Jackson was also arrested in Wilmington in July 2020 for similar charges involving the same victim.