Human trafficking

Eulogio Constantino-Sanchez (Richmond Police)

Richmond Man Arrested For Allegedly Keeping Nicaraguan Woman As Sex Slave In Closet

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.

07/23/2015

Police said a woman was held hostage as a sex slave at this apartment complex in Richmond. (CBS)

Woman Rescued In Richmond After Being Held As Sex Slave In Closet For Year

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.

07/22/2015

(CBS)

Oakland Police Target Prostitution Clients, Arrest 5 ‘Johns’ On Thursday

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.

04/18/2015

(CBS)

Bay Area Rapper ‘Luzion’ Arrested On Human Trafficking Charges After San Rafael Traffic Stop

A Bay Area rap artist has been arrested on human trafficking charges.

04/05/2015

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San Rafael Police Arrest Suspect For Sex-Trafficking Who Claims He’s Bay Area Rapper ‘Luzion’

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.

04/05/2015

(CBS)

Santa Rosa Police Arrest 6 In Prostitution Sting In Residential Neighborhood

Police arrested six people at a residence in Santa Rosa on Thursday in connection with a prostitution sting.

03/07/2015

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Oakland Man Accused Of Listing Teen On Sex Website Pleads Not Guilty

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.

02/27/2015

(CBS)

Sex Ad On Backpage.com Leads Agents To Man Trafficking Teen Runaway In Sunnyvale Motel

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.

02/26/2015

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Alameda County DA Unveils Billboard Campaign Against Child Sex Trafficking

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.

01/09/2015

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19-Year-Old Arrested In San Rafael Human Trafficking Case After Young Girl Texts Family Asking For Help

San Rafael police on Tuesday arrested a 19-year-old woman in connection with a human trafficking case.

12/31/2014

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