| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:00 PM
SOUTHINGTON — Police charged three women with prostitution Friday during an undercover operation at a local motel, police said.
An undercover officer posing as a customer contacted "several known prostitutes" who were advertising services on the...
| Sep 9, 2014
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:02 PM
A convicted con man and male prostitute who Boca Raton police say swindled four people out of their money after he put a false rental advertisement on Craigslist was arrested on Wednesday.
Police said Daniel Fournier, 29, advertised a three-bedroom home...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:05 PM
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...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:50 PM
When the judge asked him what he did for a living, the middle-aged accountant appeared confused and replied, "I just oversee as a booking agent."
But Douglas Juiffre was no mere booking agent, prosecutors allege: He owned a thriving escort business that...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:37 PM
The leader of a ring that promised to deliver “party packs” of sex and drugs around large events in the New York area, including the Super Bowl, pleaded guilty to charges that could land her in prison for as long as three years.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Three people accused of kidnapping and torturing a woman who police say worked for the trio as a prostitute could face decades in prison if convicted, according to charges announced Wednesday by the Orange County district attorney's office.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:10 AM
Three people were charged Wednesday with kidnapping a prostitute and torturing her in motel rooms in Costa Mesa and Westminster for nearly a week before she was rescued by police.
Renice Stevenson Flores-Davis, a 26-year-old Costa Mesa resident, is...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:59 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:46 PM
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...