With Super Bowl 50 expected to massive crowds and now just six months away, the Santa Clara County Sheriff is beefing up their human trafficking task force.
Police have identified a 35-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of forcing a woman to live in a closet at a home in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood for a year and sexually and physically abusing her.
A woman was forced to live in a closet at a home in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood for a year while she was sexually and physically abused on a daily basis, police said.
Five people were arrested Thursday in Oakland on suspicion of soliciting sexual services from prostitutes in an anti-human-trafficking operation focusing on “Johns,” police said.
A Bay Area rap artist has been arrested on human trafficking charges.
A traffic stop early Saturday morning led to the arrest of a local Bay Area rap artist on suspicion of trafficking a minor for sexual exploitation, San Rafael police said.
Police arrested six people at a residence in Santa Rosa on Thursday in connection with a prostitution sting.
An Oakland man who allegedly listed a teen girl for sex on a website and then was arrested when that site turned him in, pled not guilty Wednesday.
Agents were able to arrange for a “date” with the victim and were able to recover her from her hotel room. Her pimp was arrested nearby on foot in possession of $6,510.
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley launched a public awareness campaign that’s aimed at confronting what she described as an epidemic of human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of children.