A doctor at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls is behind bars, accused of human trafficking involving a 16-year-old girl from Georgia.
Sioux Falls police say Jonathan David Cohen, 36, arranged for the transportation of the 16-year-old from Georgia to South Dakota.
Police say Tuesday night, authorities received a 911 call from 231 South Phillips Avenue. During their investigation officers discovered that a 16-year-old runaway from Georgia was staying at that address, which belonged to Cohen.
Cohen was arrested for the following felony charges: human trafficking, procuring or promoting prostitution, sexual exploitation of a minor, and solicitation of a minor.
Sanford Health confirms that Cohen is a doctor in Sioux Falls. According to his bio on the Sanford website, Cohen specializes in head and neck oncology.
Sanford says Cohen is on administrative leave.
Sioux Falls police are expected to release more information Thursday morning.