Each year, hundreds of thousands of children go missing in the United States, according to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Of those who go missing, it is impossible to know how many are trapped in the sex trafficking, the U.S. Institute Against Human Trafficking said. “There are hundreds of thousands, and potentially […]
An ex-con accused of using abuse and threats to force a girl to prostitute herself in cities throughout the Inland Empire must stand trial on multiple felony charges, a judge ruled Thursday, Oct. 12.
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 […]
HEMET – Hemet Police officers arrested a Los Angeles resident for human trafficking and other sex-related crimes Saturday, July 16. Officers arrested the man after they located him and a 15-year-old girl inside a vacant home in the 300 block of South Alessandro Street, in Hemet. Officers had gone to the residence after an alert citizen called […]