More 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.
Police investigations into two Redwood City massage parlors for alleged prostitution ended with the arrest of three women, police said Wednesday.
A Pleasanton man accused of trying to lure underage girls into prostitution at the Alameda County fair was arraigned Tuesday afternoon.
Prostitutes are no longer immediately arrested in San Mateo; instead victims’ advocates are brought in to help build a level of trust.
An alleged pimp that police said beat a victim he had forced into prostitution after she tried to call for help was arrested at a San Mateo motel early Monday morning.
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The alleged operator of MyRedBook.com and SFRedBook.com pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday morning to charges of facilitating prostitution and money laundering.
Individuals who have been arrested in Oakland for prostitution-related offenses and been charged by the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office will now be featured on the Oakland Police Department’s website.
Two people, including a Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur, have been arrested in Mountain View after two escort websites were shut down by the FBI and the IRS Wednesday.
Law enforcement officers rescued six children this week being forced to work as prostitutes in the Bay Area and arrested more than a dozen suspected pimps, FBI officials announced Monday.
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Wednesday to establish a human trafficking team.