UPDATE: San Jose Sues to Shut Down Troubled Agave Sport Bar Amid Charges of Violence, ProstitutionOfficials in San Jose are aiming to shut down a troublesome South Bay sports bar amid allegations of prostitution and violence in addition to being the site of a recent fatal DUI crash.
California AG Rob Bonta Launches Anti-Human Trafficking TeamsAttorney General Rob Bonta launched new anti-human trafficking teams to apprehend perpetrators and support survivors on Friday amid an alarming increase in labor and sexual exploitation statewide.
Solano County Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Pimping, Multiple Failures To Appear In CourtA Napa County judge sentenced 36-year-old Nickolas George Rose to seven years and four months in prison, after his no-contest plea last year to charges of pimping and failing to appear while on bail.
Prostitution Complaints Lead To Closure Of 8 Massage Parlors In FremontThe city of Fremont revoked operating permits for eight massage establishments last week after a multi-department city investigation found "substantial evidence of prostitution activity," police said.
Rohnert Park Woman Cited For Solicitation Of Prostitution During MassageA 61-year-old Rohnert Park woman was arrested for solicitation of prostitution on Thursday in the unincorporated community of Penngrove, the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said.
Oakland Pimp Gets 18 Years To Life For Trafficking 15-Year-Old GirlA man with nine prior felony convictions was sentenced on Friday to 18 years to life in state prison for bringing a 15-year-old Stockton girl to Oakland to perform acts of prostitution along an infamous stretch of International Boulevard known as the “Track.”
Livermore Massage Parlor Operators Arrested On Prostitution ChargesTwo Livermore massage parlor operators were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly operating prostitution rings out of their businesses, Livermore police said.
13 People Arrested After Pittsburg Police Raid RVA raid in Contra Costa County has led 13 arrests and an array of drug and prostitution charges, and police said it was all linked to an RV.
San Jose Police Announce 'Report John Program' To Combat Prostitution, Human TraffickingTouted as yet another tool in their arsenal to combat human trafficking and prostitution in San Jose, police announced this week a new online portal for residents to report the crime that’s known to plague areas of the city.
Alameda Co. Authorities Arrest 45 Suspected Sex Buyers As Part Of Nationwide StingEast Bay authorities arrested 45 suspected sex buyers and two suspected sex traffickers as part of a operation that netted more than 500 arrests nationwide.
Man Arrested For Alleged Human Trafficking Following San Rafael Traffic StopA 19-year-old man has been arrested for alleged pimping and human trafficking after a traffic stop in San Rafael by an officer who became concerned about a teen girl riding in the car with three other males.
Bay Area Lawmaker Seeks Protections For Sex Workers Who Report CrimesSen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, announced Monday he introduced a statewide bill last week aimed at protecting sex workers from being arrested when they report serious and violent crimes.
Human Trafficking Police Sting Results In 5 Arrests In San RafaelSan Rafael police arrested five men Friday on suspicion of human trafficking offenses.
Nevada Pimp Who Starred In HBO Series Found DeadDennis Hof, a legal pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his business and who has fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state Legislature, has died.
Oakland Karaoke Bar Busted For Drugs, ProstitutionState liquor control agents raided an Oakland karaoke bar early Friday, culminating a three-month investigation that led to the arrest of four suspects on drug and prostitution charges.