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  • Couple pimped teen to restaurant owner for drug money, cops say

    Couple pimped teen to restaurant owner for drug money, cops say
    Deputies in Volusia County have arrested a DeBary couple suspected of pimping a 15-year-old girl, as well as a 60-year-old DeLand man accused of soliciting sex from the teen, the Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. According to the Sheriff's Office,...
  • Police: Prostitute Reports Sexual Assault After Allegedly Not Receiving Full Payment

    Police: Prostitute Reports Sexual Assault After Allegedly Not Receiving Full Payment
    GREENWICH — Police believe an accusation of rape, determined to be false, was motivated by a prostitute who didn't receive full compensation for alleged services. Chastity Angel Plummer, 18, of Lubbock, Texas, was taken into custody on Saturday at...
  • Film Review: 'Grim Sleeper' awakens chilling documentary

    Film Review: 'Grim Sleeper' awakens chilling documentary
    The majority of high-profile complaints about police behavior in African-American communities involve what could be euphemistically called “overzealousness” — mostly the use of unnecessary and clearly disproportionate force in responding...
  • Two women charged in alleged sex-trafficking scheme involving minors

    Two women were charged Thursday for their alleged involvement in a sex-trafficking scheme in which three underage girls — two 14-year-olds and a 17-year-old — from Arizona were recruited via Facebook to work as prostitutes, police said....
  • Out Of The Shadows: Sex-Trafficking A Threat to Runaway Connecticut Teens

    Out Of The Shadows: Sex-Trafficking A Threat to Runaway Connecticut Teens
    When Hartford police officer Deborah Scates busted a locally based child sex-trafficking ring in 2007, sending Dennis Paris of Middletown and accomplice Brian Forbes to federal prison for coercing drug-addled minors to perform acts sex for money, it...
  • DCFS inspects troubled youth living centers in response to Tribune series

    DCFS inspects troubled youth living centers in response to Tribune series
    Teams of state child welfare officials have begun making unannounced inspections at residential treatment facilities that serve juvenile wards as authorities accelerate their response to a Tribune investigation revealing assaults, rapes and prostitution...
  • L.A. County plans to shame 'johns' who solicit prostitutes

    L.A. County plans to shame 'johns' who solicit prostitutes
    Los Angeles County officials plan to launch a "john-shaming" campaign to publicize the names and faces of people who solicit sex from prostitutes as part of a campaign against child sex trafficking. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday...
  • Youths drawn into prostitution while living at residential facilities

    Youths drawn into prostitution while living at residential facilities
    The central Illinois truck stop was chilly and dark on the November morning last year when Mary Bohanan was arrested for prostitution. Handcuffed in a Bloomington police squad car, the 19-year-old squirmed in her tight miniskirt and crumpled knee-high...
  • Polk arrests 61 in human-trafficking crackdown by targeting online ads

    Polk arrests 61 in human-trafficking crackdown by targeting online ads
    A four-day undercover sex sting targeting human trafficking resulted in the arrests of 61 people from across Florida and beyond, Polk County officials announced Monday. During the operation, which began Thursday and ended Sunday, undercover officers...
  • Police Say Transexual Prostitute Arrested

    Police Say Transexual Prostitute Arrested
    A regional police squad arrested an East Hartford resident who had been posting advertisements as a transexual prostitute in the greater Manchester area, police said Wednesday. Ronaldo Frederick Bouchard, 21, of 29 Greenlawn St.,, was charged with...
  • Judicial Marshal's Case On Promoting Prostitution Transferred Out Of Waterbury

    Judicial Marshal's Case On Promoting Prostitution Transferred Out Of Waterbury
    WATERBURY — A Superior Court judge transferred the pending criminal case of state judicial marshal Michael A. Connelly out of the city Wednesday, citing his deceased brother's tenure as Waterbury state's attorney as a reason for the move....