Mom accused of trying to sell child appears in court

Mom accused of trying to sell child appears in court

OHIO CO., Ky. (WFIE) - The Ohio County mother accused of trying to sell her child was arraigned on Thursday.

According to Kentucky State Police, Smiley was arrested earlier this month. Thursday in court Smiley pled not guilty to the sale or purchase of a child for adoption and promoting human trafficking.

Crystal Forrest-Smiley is accused of promoting human trafficking of a child under 18.
Crystal Forrest-Smiley is accused of promoting human trafficking of a child under 18. (Source: Ohio County Detention Center)

The judge modified smiley’s bond from $25,000 to $10,000 cash. Her next court appearance is scheduled for December 3.

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