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.
Six women were arrested in Gilroy Saturday on suspicion of solicitation of prostitution, police said.
Investigators believe a millionaire murdered in his Monte Sereno home had paid as much as $30,000 to a prostitute who is one of the defendants charged with conspiring to kill him.
A second alleged prostitute was charged Friday in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose in connection with the robbery and murder of a wealthy Monte Sereno man by three men during a home invasion last November.
San Jose police arrested 14 people in two prostitution stings last week and rescued a 16-year-old girl who said she started working as a prostitute at age 11, a police spokesman said Tuesday.
A partnership agreement was signed Thursday by San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and leaders of local community organizations dedicated to ending youth human trafficking.
Four women were cited on suspicion of prostitution Tuesday a block from the San Jose Police Department’s property and evidence facility, police said.
Federal authorities say three illegal immigrants have been charged with operating five Central Valley brothels that used other illegal immigrants as prostitutes.
Fairfield police arrested dozens of people over the holiday weekend on suspicion of engaging in prostitution.
Eight people have been arrested at an Emeryville hotel in an operation targeting child prostitution, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday.