Black Aurora woman questioned for trafficking white sister at Dallas airport
DENVER — An Aurora family had quite the trip to Texas Tuesday, after concerns from a Frontier Airlines passenger prompted an unpleasant experience with law enforcement.
Lakeyjanay Bailey, a 21-year-old Black woman, was traveling from Denver to Dallas with her 4-year-old adoptive sister, Olivia, who is white.
When the pair landed at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, authorities were waiting for them inside the gate.
"There were two police officers, and they came up to me and said, 'Is it okay if we talk to you?'" Bailey said.
One officer asked Olivia, "if she knows me and what am I to her, and he asked what my mom was to her." A series of other questions would follow.
According to a DFW Department of Public Safety incident report, the officers responded to a request from Frontier Airlines for law enforcement to meet them at the gate.
According to Bailey, officers spoke with her mom and a social worker to confirm certain pieces of information. Then, they followed the pair to baggage claim before speaking with the person who picked them …
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