Eighteen local residents arrested during statewide human trafficking sting

Eighteen local residents arrested during statewide human trafficking sting

Hundreds of people, including 18 alleged suspects in Riverside County, were arrested during “Operation Reclaim and Rebuild,” an annual law enforcement effort intended to combat human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of women, children and other victims. This was the operations first coordinated statewide effort. In total, 474 people were arrested throughout California during the three-day operation […]

RIVERSIDE: 20 victims – many juveniles – saved from multi-state sex-trafficking ring

RIVERSIDE: 20 victims – many juveniles – saved from multi-state sex-trafficking ring

RIVERSIDE – Officials announced the arrest of an alleged pimp who has been charged with human-trafficking of a 16-year-old girl and advertising her services as a prostitute in multiple online publications. The man, identified as Lawrence Gunn Jr., 32, was arrested without incident Nov. 29, according to Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant John Sawyer. The charge of […]

RIVERSIDE: Two woman hospitalized after home invasion

RIVERSIDE – Police officials are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who entered into an occupied residence and assaulted two women Sunday, Nov. 20. The violent, early-morning assaults happened in the 3500 block of Audubon Place in Riverside; a quiet, tree-lined street east of Main Street and south of Spruce Street. The […]

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