In a statement on Friday, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office announced the results of Operation Reclaim and Rebuild, a statewide effort to combat human trafficking. According to SBCSO, sting operations in the county led to the arrest of 12 sex buyers and one human trafficker. Five potential victims of
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KERO) — A week-long law enforcement operation across the state meant to rescue minors and adults being sex trafficked resulted in 450 arrests, 51 of those charged with felonies. Thirty-none people were rescued and are now receiving care to free them from the dangerous world of human
Authorities made hundreds of arrests and rescued dozens of adult and juvenile victims during an annual statewide operation to combat human trafficking, Los Angeles law enforcement agencies announced Thursday. More than 100 federal, state and local agencies, and task forces participated in “Operation Reclaim and Rebuild” across California, between Jan.
February 2, 2021 Trevor Montgomery RIVERSIDE COUNTY— The Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force (RCAHT), along with law enforcement agencies throughout southwest Riverside County, announced today that this year’s Operation Reclaim and Rebuild, an annual multi-agency statewide initiative that focuses on rescuing
A human-trafficking sting that was focused on online prostitution led to the arrests of 64 people, California authorities announced this week. The Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force arrested 61 men and one female for solicitation of prostitution and two other men on other prostitution and solicitation charges January 24-28,
A multi-agency task force investigating online prostitution in Riverside County made 64 arrests during a four-day operation that ended Jan. 28, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department announced Tuesday. Named Operation Reclaim & Rebuild, the task force included sheriff’s department staff from across the county, in addition to officers from the Riverside, Murrieta and
Riverside County law enforcement made 64 arrests over the course of four days during an anti-human trafficking operation, authorities announced Tuesday. The arrests were part of Operation Reclaim and Rebuild, an annual effort by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to combat sexual slavery and human trafficking in California.
U.S. authorities are highlighting the issue of human trafficking, the exploitation of others for labor or sex work, which often targets children. VOA’s Elizabeth Lee and Mike O’Sullivan show how law enforcement and social agencies are working together to rescue victims and help them recover. Camera: Genia Dulot and Roy Kim
The North Texas Trafficking Task Force rescued a 14-year-old girl from a Dallas motel Sunday and arrested a man they say was forcing her to have sex for money. According to a criminal complaint obtained by NBC 5, investigators received information that a possible victim of human trafficking was being
On behalf of more than two dozen partner agencies, Assistant Director in Charge Kristi K. Johnson of the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office announced the results of “Operation Lost Angels,” an initiative which began on January 11 and recently culminated in the recovery of 33 children. During January — Human