Qns. cop cuffed in teen-pimp case

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Wayne Taylor, 35 of Queens, and Zelika Brown, of 173-37 Vaswani Ave. in Jamaica, were arrested Jan. 29 and indicted the next day on charges of kidnapping, promoting prostitution, assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Brown and Taylor, a 14-year veteran of the NYPD, allegedly bought a runaway 13-year-old Brooklyn girl from a suspected pimp last month and forced her to perform lewd sexual acts for money at parties across the city, according to Brown."This is every parent and child's worst nightmare - made even more frightening by the fact that one of the defendants is a police officer who swore to uphold the law and protect the community he serves," he said in a statement.Krystal Tudy, 18, of 102-47 187th St., who the DA said was also pimped by the pair and asked to look after the victim, was charged with promoting prostitution, assault and endangering the welfare of a child. All three pleaded not guilty and could each face up to 25 years in prison if convicted.Taylor and Brown were held on $250,000 bail while Judge Gene Lopez set bail at $50,000 for Tudy. Taylor, who worked in the NYPD's Housing Bureau in Queens and the Bronx, was suspended without pay, police said.Calls from the defendants' attorneys were not returned as of press time.Tudy was ordered to return to court on Feb. 13 while Taylor and Brown were set to return on Feb. 14.The alleged prostitution was uncovered early last week when the victim returned to her Brooklyn home and told her parents what Taylor, Brown and Tudy allegedly did to her. After running away on Jan. 10, the unidentified girl met a woman named Drama, who offered to get her into the business of dancing for money at parties, according to testimony.Drama later sold the girl to Brown, aka Mommy Z, for $500 to work as a prostitute for herself and Taylor, whom she claimed was her husband, DA Brown said.Taylor allegedly instructed the girl to tell her clients that she was 19 and that they would have to pay $40 for oral sex and $80 for sexual intercourse. Brown and Taylor took the girl to several parties across the city between Jan. 10 and Jan. 27 to perform the sexual acts for pay with approximately 20 men, according to the DA.While the victim was living at Brown's Jamaica residence, her alleged pimps slammed her head into the floor, accusing her of not making enough money at a party, the DA said. Tudy allegedly punched the victim on one occasion for talking too much to her customers and gave her a black eye on another occasion for not behaving properly, according to the DA.Taylor allegedly warned the victim if she did not earn enough money to pay off the $500 he spent on her, or if she tried to escape, he would force her to prostitute herself by walking the streets, the DA said.Residents who live near Brown's two-family residence said they did notsocialize with her or Taylor, but were shocked when they learned about the alleged sexual activity."It's a shame that they did that to the little girl," said neighbor Syriat Fanahan.After Taylor and Brown sold her to an unidentified individual, the victim escaped, returned home and called the police. Officers arrested the trio as they were on the way to a sex party at a hotel near John F. Kennedy Airport, police said.Brown, who has a tattoo on her back that reads "Wayne," allegedly told police that she was running a prostitution business while Taylor watched out for her call girls.Reach reporter Ivan Pereira by e-mail at or by phone at 718-229-0300, Ext. 146.

Updated 6:57 pm, October 10, 2011
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MS from Jamaica Queens says:
Barber (Akwa) Rahkeem Jermaine Taylor's brother. No surprise here. Poor girls! Some people just come from bad families I suppose.
June 12, 2014, 1:09 am
MJ from Jamaica Queens says:
Rahkeem taylor is a sketchy dude
July 17, 2014, 4:35 pm
F.U from Bronx says:
Is this story about Wayne Taylor are some other dude that has nothing to do with this situation?
Aug. 17, 2014, 2:38 am
AT from Harlem says:
Yeah Rahkeem is shady. Says he's not married when he is. Stays playin' the field and acting like he is a nice guy. A REAL wolf in sheep's clothing.
April 5, 9:03 pm
ET from Harlem says:
That is his usual trick way
April 17, 1:18 pm
AT from Harlem says:
His wife needs to divorce him. In fact he needs to be exposed. Women please BEWARE of Rahkeem Taylor. Do not waste your time or anything else with this poor excuse for a man. Only an EVIL sociopath does what he does. I wonder how many victims of his deceit are out there....
April 21, 7:58 pm
F.U says:
at least 5
June 19, 1:18 pm
F.U says:
Actually that number is VERY conservative
June 25, 6:30 pm
E.z from Bk says:
I've seen that guy Rahkeem, he walks around my neighborhood always dressed in black real creepy. sometimes I see him with 3 or 5 women. you can definitely tell Pimpin is in his blood.
Sept. 5, 1:50 am
le says:
he said that he's not married
Sept. 6, 9:35 pm
Eva says:
I hate Liars like this. Rahkeem throws money
around tricking girls out and then leaves them lost
and confused... ladies please beware!
Sept. 7, 4:49 pm
ez says:
actually he is cheap tho
Sept. 7, 5:39 pm
Eva says:
It's a Shame, men like this are only married
to their money. It seems that Rahkeem is picking
up his brothers old habits and bad ways.
I guess Pimping ain't easy!
Sept. 7, 7:39 pm
Shane says:
Ohhhh he is married for sure! He is the worst liar on earth and does it with the most inocent look on his face. He is a sociopath. This guy is NOT to be trusted. A tell tale sign is a man who NEVA lets you see where he lives, and always has excuses for things.
Sept. 7, 8:19 pm
s says:
I hope his wife notices his cheating
Sept. 7, 10:15 pm
Shane says:
Im sure she is aware. Most wives of cheaters know but stay for whatever reasons. Just wish he would stop getting away with what he has been doing for so many years. Its disgraceful and he has no conscious. For any woman who decides to still give this trifflin' negro a chance, you will soon learn.
Sept. 8, 5:59 am
Fu says:
this poor excuse for a man needs to de expose before he find finds his next victim
Sept. 8, 11:48 am
le says:
Rahkeem sounds like one of those Muslim brothers with 2 or 3 wives.
women need to be Careful with fall in love with a man and enter into a culture they know little about.
Sept. 8, 11:52 am
Reg says:
This dude sounds like a fake Muslim pimp
Sept. 8, 12:01 pm
Shane says:
Lol he is a fake pimp fo sho...but he isnt Muslim. He is simply a fraud thru abd thru. He preys on womens emotional vulnerabilities. He acts like he cares and acts like a gentleman but its all a ploy to make you trust him. It would serve him right if a steady stream of all the women he wronged came into his barber shop and embarassed him. He is the barbershop Bill Cosby...minus the date rape drugs...
Sept. 8, 5:47 pm
Meg says:
I guess he finally showed his true self...
A real jerk!
Sept. 9, 12:04 am
Shane says:
He is evil. What goes around comes around. He will suffer only when what matters the most to him suffers. And i hope when that happens, what little heart he has, will make him know its karma.
Sept. 9, 12:56 am

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