Chuck Berry: 'She was anything but innocent'
In December 1959 Berry invited a fourteen-year-old Apache waitress Janice Escalanti to work as a hatcheck girl at his nightclub. Crossing the border he was soon arrested on a prostitution charge and received three years at the Indiana Federal Prison. When interviewed years later he said: "She was anything but innocent."
source: Article '10 Things You Never Knew About... Chuck Berry'; www.clashmusic.com/features/10-things-you-never-knew-about-chuck-berry; Clash Magazine; 20 January 2012