A compliance check on a parolee in South San Francisco yielded his arrest and the discovery of a 20-year-old woman who was allegedly being held against her will and forced into prostitution, police said.
Bay Area law enforcement agencies are releasing details about a sting targeting underage prostitutes last week that was part of the national, five-day Operation Cross Country headed by the FBI that ended Sunday.
Authorities rescued 105 children who were forced into prostitution and arrested 150 pimps and others in a three-day law enforcement sweep in 76 U.S. cities. The largest numbers of children rescued were in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to the FBI.
Santa Rosa police arrested a Vallejo man Thursday on suspicion of pimping a woman he recently met on a social media site, a police sergeant said.
A Navy petty officer from Kings County is under arrest for allegedly pimping a 17-year-old girl to several men.
Four people accused of a fatal shooting last June of a Los Angeles-area man who was allegedly pimping a teenage girl were ordered Wednesday to stand trial in San Francisco Superior Court on murder charges, prosecutors said.
Two men were arrested at Lands End in San Francisco on Monday after one allegedly tried to recruit an underage girl into sex trafficking, police said.
District Attorney George Gascon revealed on Friday what he called a significant break in the case involving a couple accused of killing their teenage daughter’s alleged pimp.
Two men accused in the fatal shooting of a Los Angeles-area man who was allegedly pimping a teenage girl pleaded not guilty to murder charges in a San Francisco courtroom Thursday afternoon.
A San Francisco couple accused of fatally shooting a Los Angeles-area man who was allegedly pimping their teenage daughter pleaded not guilty Friday to murder charges.