On December 25, 2017, at 2:52 a.m. the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department was contacted via 9-1-1 by a seventeen-year-old female who disclosed she was a victim of sexual assault and being forced into human trafficking. The female indicated she was hiding in a backyard near the 5900 block of Clover Manor Way, within south Sacramento County. The female further related that the person forcing her into performing the aforementioned acts was waiting for her in a vehicle nearby.
Sheriff's deputies arrived and located an adult male in a vehicle with another female, who was later determined to be seventeen as well. During the investigation, both minor females were determined to be victims of human trafficking. The male was identified as 34-year-old Elan Daniel Seagraves of Sacramento. Seagraves was arrested by Sheriff's Deputies and the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office has filed charges related to human trafficking of a minor and pimping of a minor.
This investigation is ongoing and detectives from the Sheriff's Department Special Investigations/Intelligence Bureau are actively following up on leads. Thus far, it has been determined Seagraves has been employed in the following capacity:
As youth soccer coach at Kennedy High School in Sacramento.
As a coach and referee in various local youth soccer leagues.
As an UBER/LYFT driver.
Seagraves remains in custody at the Sacramento County Main Jail and is being held on $2,000,000.00 bail.
Detectives are asking anyone with information relating to this incident, to please contact the Sheriff's Department Special Investigations/Intelligence Bureau at (916) 874-8002. Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).
Sergeant Shaun Hampton