Vandermehl Sentenced for Attempted Human Trafficking in Leelanau - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Vandermehl Sentenced for Attempted Human Trafficking in Leelanau County

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A man is heading to prison for attempted human trafficking, related to a prostitution case.

Court records say Thomas Vandermehl set up appointments between clients and another woman, Tanya Paulsen, at a motel near Suttons Bay.

Prosecutors say the pair made money off these meetings.

Vandermehl was sentenced Monday to 18 months to five years in prison for trying to transport a woman for prostitution.

Tanya Paulsen already pleaded guilty to prostitution and was sentenced to 93 days in jail.

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