Human trafficking

Santa Clara Amps Up Human Trafficking Patrol Ahead Of Super Bowl 50With 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.
Richmond Man Arrested For Allegedly Keeping Nicaraguan Woman As Sex Slave In ClosetPolice 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.
Woman Rescued In Richmond After Being Held As Sex Slave In Closet For YearA 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.
Oakland Police Target Prostitution Clients, Arrest 5 'Johns' On ThursdayFive 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.
Bay Area Rapper 'Luzion' Arrested On Human Trafficking Charges After San Rafael Traffic StopA Bay Area rap artist has been arrested on human trafficking charges.
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.
Santa Rosa Police Arrest 6 In Prostitution Sting In Residential NeighborhoodPolice arrested six people at a residence in Santa Rosa on Thursday in connection with a prostitution sting.
Oakland Man Accused Of Listing Teen On Sex Website Pleads Not GuiltyAn 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.
Sex Ad On Leads Agents To Man Trafficking Teen Runaway In Sunnyvale MotelAgents 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 DA Unveils Billboard Campaign Against Child Sex TraffickingAlameda 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.
19-Year-Old Arrested In San Rafael Human Trafficking Case After Young Girl Texts Family Asking For HelpSan Rafael police on Tuesday arrested a 19-year-old woman in connection with a human trafficking case.
17 Arrested In Oakland Police Sting Targeting Prostitution, Human TraffickingMore than a dozen women and one juvenile were arrested during a police sting in Oakland Wednesday night targeting prostitution and human trafficking, part of an effort to get the women off the street and connected with services to help them escape the lifestyle.