Indictment: Brock Franklin Used Molly and Fists in Child Sex Ring

Brock Franklin. Additional images and more below.
Brock Franklin. Additional images and more below.
Arapahoe County Court

A grand jury has issued a 59-count indictment against seven people — six of whom are in custody — accused of taking part in a child-sex trafficking ring.

And while much of the document included below, which was filed in November but unsealed this week, is a dry recitation of criminal charges, including kidnapping, child pimping, soliciting for child prostitution and more, a narrative section outlines an allegedly brutal scheme overseen by 29-year-old Brock Franklin as it impacted numerous victims, including a juvenile referred to as D.Y.

Between April and July of last year, according to the indictment, Franklin recruited D.Y. to leave her parents' home and bunk with him and/or assorted associates, including Michelle Payne, Isis Debreaux and Donye Johnson.

During this period, she was also made "available" to perform acts of prostitution at customers' homes or hotels that included the Commons Hotel, the Doubletree Hotel and The Red Lion.

Isis Debreaux.
Isis Debreaux.
Arapahoe County Court

Her services were allegedly publicized via ads on Backpage.com, a website that was once affiliated with Westword, although that connection was severed several years ago.

Franklin collected all the money from these trysts, the indictment states, while allegedly using two forms of coercion to keep D.Y. producing: drugs (specifically ecstasy, aka Molly) and physical abuse.

Between May and June, D.Y. told authorities that Franklin repeatedly punched her in the face, causing serious bodily harm to her right eye and her ears.

Another juvenile, known as M.O., was also pimped out, the document maintains, with Franklin and Debreaux allegedly providing her marijuana to keep her in line.

David Fullenwiley Jones.
David Fullenwiley Jones.
Arapahoe County Court

Adults were part of the ring, too. One woman whose name isn't included said Franklin used the GPS on her cell phone to monitor her location, and on various occasions, he's accused of choking her, pistol-whipping her on her "dermal piercing" and physically forcing her to have sex with him against her will.

Debreaux, Johnson and Payne are also said to have engaged in commercial sex acts at Franklin's behest. But all the money they earned was paid to him, the indictment allows.

As for David Fullenwiley Jones, he's accused of "unlawfully, feloniously and knowingly" living on money earned by another child, known as C.W., through prostitution.

One accused member of the ring, Ralph Jones, remains at large as of this writing. Franklin's next court appearance is slated for January 11.

Continue to see booking photos of the other indictees, followed by a larger look at Franklin's mug shot and the complete indictment.

Donye Johnson.
Donye Johnson.
Arapahoe County Court
Brandon Garrison.
Brandon Garrison.
Arapahoe County Court
Michelle Payne.
Michelle Payne.
Arapahoe County Court
Brock Franklin.
Brock Franklin.
Arapahoe County Court


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