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17 arrested for solicitation of prostitution

For fifteen days in June the Merced Police Department’s DART officers were looking online at prostitution ads. A total of 17 male suspects contacted the advertisements, thinking they were arranging


Sonoma County masseuse cited after allegedly soliciting undercover detective

A Penngrove masseuse has been cited on suspicion of prostitution after allegedly offering to perform a sexual act on an undercover detective for money. As part of an investigation specifically


Man arrested for indecent exposure, solicitation

Photo: Dionte Batiste MONTEREY – On Monday April 29th, in the 300 block of Dela Vina Avenue, Monterey Police Department officers discovered a man with his pants down. The man,


Four Men Arrested During Undercover Human Trafficking Operation

Photo: Rodrigo Baez Solis and Joan Ramos “Operation Second Chance” took place on February 9th as part of Tulare County Sheriff’s Office continued fight against human trafficking. The operation was

Los Angeles

Sting Captures 75-Yr-Old Seeking a 14-Yr-Old for Sexual Encounter, Additional Victims Sought

Photo: Joseph Colorossi TWENTYNINE PALMS – The San Bernardino Sheriffs Department has announced Morongo Basin Station’s capture and arrest of Joseph Colorossi (75) of Indio during an online operation soliciting

Santa Barbara

Eight “Johns” Snagged in Undercover Prostitution Sting

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — Working with the support of a 2016 federal grant, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department Special Investigations Bureau and its Criminal Investigations Bureau conducted a sophisticated

Los Angeles

Major Crimes Task Force Operation Targets Human Trafficking On The Blade

POMONA — The east/west “Holt Corridor,” also known as “The Blade” or “The Track,” was the scene of a major operation to combat human trafficking and prostitution. The Pomona Police


Possible Sex Abuse of 16-year-old Averted

Van Nechvatal FRESNO — 74-year-old Van Nechvatal was arrested on Tuesday for solicitation of a minor for sex acts. A mother had alerted police two weeks ago that a man

Los Angeles

3-Day Human Trafficking Task Force “Operation Reclaim and Rebuild” Arrests 474 Suspects

LOS ANGELES – A coordinated law enforcement statewide sweep arrested 474 suspects when more than 30 participating federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and task forces from across California

Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Police Investigate Local Spas for Human Trafficking

Golden Bay Spa SANTA CRUZ — The Santa Cruz Police Department’s Neighborhood Enforcement Team (NET) has conducted an undercover human trafficking and prostitution sting on several local massage parlors. The