3 men accused of forcing girl to act as prostitute

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. -- Three men are accused of forcing a 17-year-old girl to act as a prostitute at a motel in Burlington County.

Mount Laurel police say they received a call when the men were taking the girl from the motel on Route 73 to Atlantic City. They arrested the suspects.

Authorities have charged 28-year-old Aaron Gray of Camden with promoting prostitution and weapons charges. He's held on $200,000 bail.

Thirty-four-year-old Kenneth Mertz of Collingswood and 22-year-old Aja Easley are each held on $35,000 bail and charged with conspiracy to promote prostitution.
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