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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


Moreno Valley Prostitution Sting Yields 21 Arrests

MORENO VALLEY – An undercover sting yielded numerous arrests in Moreno Valley on Thursday. The Moreno Valley Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Team (POP) and Special Enforcement Team (SET) conducted

San Bernardino

‘Stop The John’ Program Up and Running in San Bernardino

SAN BERNARDINO – Seven names and photos of people convicted in prostitution-related offenses were posted on a website earlier this year, beginning in April and later in June. There have been


Five Men Nabbed in San Rafael Prostitution Sting

The San Rafael Police cited five men Friday night after they allegedly agreed to pay for sex in an undercover prostitution sting. Police officials said the operation was spurred by


Two Arrested in Robbery of Man Who Solicited Prostitute

An Oakland man and an Oakland woman have been arrested in connection to the armed robbery of a man police say was trying to solicit a prostitute Monday morning. The