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Couple Accused of Kidnapping, Sexual Assault and Forcing a Girl into Prostitution

SAN LEANDRO — A couple separated by jailhouse bars for Thanksgiving faces charges involving kidnapping and sexual assault of a teenage girl. The victim was kidnapped from Honduras and held



 Originally published as a Turlock Police Department Facebook post – “On Wednesday, October 6, 2021, Investigators with the Turlock Police Department Special Investigations Unit (S.I.U.) received information from the Santa

San Bernardino

17-year-old victim of human trafficking rescued and given relief services in San Bernardino

 A 17-year-old girl, who is believed to be a victim of human trafficking, has been rescued and provided services by investigators from the San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Force.


16 arrested in Operation Link Up

Originally published as a Kings County Sheriff’s Office press release – “On August 26th , 27th and 28th, 2021 Detectives with the Kings County Sheriff’s Office participated in Operation Link


Arrests for human trafficking

Orignally published as a Bakersfield Police Department Facebook post –  “On August 4, 2021, detectives with the Bakersfield Police Department conducted an operation attempting to locate victims of human trafficking.

Los Angeles

Human Trafficking Thwarted – Juvenile Rescued on the Blade

POMONA – When the Pomona Police Department Sexual Exploitation & Trafficking Team (SETT) conducted enforcement along East Holt Avenue – in the area commonly known for prostitution activity – they


Three Rescued, Six Arrested During Human Trafficking Sting

Originally published as a Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –  “On Friday, July 23, 2021, the TCSO Human Trafficking Unit, along with members of the Visalia Police Department and

San Joaquin

Sheriff’s Office announces numerous arrests in countywide sexual-predator sting operation

Originally published 4-17-21 via Facebook by the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office: LocalCrimeNews arrest information is available for two of the photographed individuals: Rudy Alvarez Joseph Blackwell Story continues below…


Bakersfield Police announce identification and arrest of human trafficking suspect

Originally published 4-7-21 via Facebook by the Bakersfield Police Department: “On January 16, 2021, officers of the Bakersfield Police Department began a human trafficking investigation involving an adult female being

San Luis Obispo

Man arrested in Indiana for lewd online contact in Los Osos

Photo: Jordan Fields Originally published as a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office press release –  The Sheriff’s Office is releasing new information regarding a child exploitation investigation. The investigation