Anthony Patterson bails out


Anthony Patterson

A formerly prominent Wichita Falls businessman accused of human trafficking and indecency with a child bailed out of Wichita County Jail Monday, according to online jail records. 

Anthony Ryan Patterson, 44, was free from jail on $500,000 in total bonds, according to online jail records.

He was arrested by Texas Rangers and booked into WCJ on Wednesday, Feb. 3, according to court and jail records. 

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Patterson faces up to life in prison if convicted of trafficking and up to 10 years in prison if convicted of indecency with a child.

He resigned as president of Patterson Auto Group while still behind bars, according to a media release Friday. 

Patterson is charged with trafficking of a child and indecency with a child by exposure in connection with incidents Dec. 26, 2017, according to court records.

His co-defendant, Jandreani Dashimella Bell, 28, was free Monday from Wichita County Jail on $150,000 in bonds, according to online jail records.

Bell is charged with indecency with a child by exposure and trafficking of a child in connection with incidents Dec. 23, 2017, according to an indictment. 

Jandreani Bell

She is also charged with attempted trafficking of a child, and trafficking of a child in connection with Nov. 18, 2017, incidents, according to an indictment.

A Wichita County jury handed down a four-count indictment against Bell on Feb. 19, 2020, according to court records. 

Bell told law-enforcement officers that she met Patterson through a “sugar daddy” website and exchanged sex for money with him before bringing her two relatives, then 10 and 8, to his home, according to court documents.



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