Tag: prostitution

Police Net 16 in Prostitution Sting

Harlingen (KFXV) — Harlingen police arrested 16 individuals during a large-scale sex trade investigation conducted over the weekend.. According to the investigators, over two nights –undercover officers conducted an operation in the Gutierrez Park area who either solicited or agreed to engage in sex acts in exchange for money. The individuals — ranging in ages from 22 to 74 — were identified as 15 men and one woman. Various departments joined in on the operation including the cameron county’s district attorney’s office, the city’s municipal court, and the Combes police...

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Prostitution Sting yields 5 arrests

Brownsville police arrested several individuals yesterday all accused of prostitution. A special investigations unit conducted a sting in downtown Brownsville. Five individuals were caught engaging in sex acts for money. Irma Lozano Angie Marie Castillo Jesus Eduardo Aguilar Criselda Prieto Martin Herrera Hernandez were identified as the suspects. They were all charged with prostitution and booked into the Brownsville City...

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McAllen Police Busts 19 For Prostitution

McAllen (KFXV) — More than a dozen arrests for prostitution in the city of McAllen. In total, 19 people are arrested and charged with prostitution, ranging in ages from 22 to 76 years old. Fox News has learned McAllen police officers conducted a special operation spanning over 2 days. Two females and one male arrested on February 27th, another 11 males were arrested on February 28th and 5 more on March 1st. All the mug shots you see on your screen were provided by McAllen P.D. after the suspects were booked into jail. They all face prostitution charges and...

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Two Arrested for Prostitution in Brownsville

Brownsville (KFXV) — Police arrested two women accused of prostitution. According to a statement released by the department, during an investigation in downtown Brownsville Wednesday, two females identified as Shirley Mendoza and Maria Guadalupe Gomez-Gutierrez solicited and offered to engage in sex acts with undercover officers for money — both were charged and booked into the Cameron County...

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Human Trafficking’s $6.6 Billion Impact

Texas (KFXV) — Hundreds of thousands of victims of human trafficking– ranging from labor to sex trafficking are revealed by a new study by the University of Texas at Austin. It’s a worldwide business affecting more than half-a-million people in texas, including children. The most common crimes are sex, labor and human trafficking. A common technique in the Rio Grande Valley are immigrant stash houses. The most common form of trafficking in the U.S. Is prostitution… Like the most recent case in Houston, where a mentally-disabled woman was transported by her pimp, to perform sex acts during the superbowl...

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