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  • Coconut Creek officer busted in Boca cops' prostitution sting

    Coconut Creek officer busted in Boca cops' prostitution sting
    A veteran Coconut Creek officer has been put on paid leave after being accused of patronizing a Boca Raton spa that was a front for prostitution, police said. Officer James Yacobellis, 39, of Lake Worth, faces a purchasing services of prostitution...
  • Alleged pimp on trial for kidnapping, beating prostitute

    Alleged pimp on trial for kidnapping, beating prostitute
    When the woman he had been pimping out had the nerve to flee his control, federal prosecutors say Shaun McKinley ambushed her, kidnapped her and beat her up. Then, authorities said, he calmly stopped to buy a cigar at a Hollywood gas station, leaving her...
  • Alleged pimp testifies he tried to help, not kidnap, beat woman

    Alleged pimp testifies he tried to help, not kidnap, beat woman
    Shaun McKinley admitted under oath Wednesday that he is a crack cocaine and heroin dealer but, he assured the jury, he is not a pimp and never kidnapped or beat up a prostitute. Though federal prosecutors say the abduction — and the woman's lucky...
  • Big prostitution bust nabs 91 alleged pimps, johns

    Big prostitution bust nabs 91 alleged pimps, johns
    Long Beach police announced Wednesday that officers arrested 91 suspected pimps and johns during an eight-month investigation aimed at combating sex trafficking.  Authorities also recovered 22 young women who they alleged were working as prostitutes....
  • Bloods gang members found guilty of sex trafficking 14-year-old girl in Orange County

    Bloods gang members found guilty of sex trafficking 14-year-old girl in Orange County
    Three Bloods street gang members who forced a teen girl to have sex for money in Orange County were recently convicted by a federal jury for sex trafficking, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Xavier Francisco Villanueva, 25, Jose Carmona, 21, and...
  • Veteran Bethlehem Township officer receives award

    Veteran Bethlehem Township officer receives award
    A veteran Bethlehem Township police officer was honored Wednesday for his undercover work in drug and prostitution cases and his "dogged determination" in assault investigations. Sgt. Richard Blake received the Nathan Ogden Award presented Wednesday...
  • Man stabbed Joliet woman to death, then called police: prosecutors

    Man stabbed Joliet woman to death, then called police: prosecutors
    Moments after he stabbed a Joliet woman, Drumaine McKinley anonymously called police to tell them his "prostitute girlfriend" had been injured, a Will County prosecutor said in court this afternoon. Five hours after the phone call¬†— as he was...
  • West Hartford Police Bust Hookah Hooker

    West Hartford Police Bust Hookah Hooker
    WEST HARTFORD — After 24-year-old Moeed Malik refused to pay for a sexual encounter with Yamilet Mattei, a woman he contacted through a sexually oriented website, the woman snatched three hookahs from the shelves of Smokers' Discount World in...
  • Sex-trafficking guilty pleas: Teen runaway from Orlando hotel exploited

    Sex-trafficking guilty pleas: Teen runaway from Orlando hotel exploited
    The girl met the trio at an Orlando hotel. She was 16 at the time, a wanted runaway. On that Nov. 8, the visitors from California offered her an opportunity at a new life. But in exchange, she would have to join their team as a full-time prostitute....
  • Law would fine johns to aid prostituted women

    Law would fine johns to aid prostituted women
    When Renea Walker realized she had to make a change, she was in a hotel room looking into a mirror. "I had a real bad beating. Both my eyes were black, my lip was busted and my tooth was missing. That will do something to you when you look in the mirror...
  • Sex slavers arrested in Orlando for trafficking women from prison, MBI says

    Sex slavers arrested in Orlando for trafficking women from prison, MBI says
    An elderly man and two other suspects were charged Thursday in an unusual human-trafficking scheme — recruiting felons from a Florida prison for women for a violent prostitution operation in Orlando, the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation...