Tag: sex

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 Celebrates International Women’s Day

MCALLEN (KFXV) — The city of McAllen honored 300 women today – recognizing their work in the community as part of the city’s celebration of International Women’s Day. The women highlighted today, hold jobs that were previously only held by the opposite sex. According to McAllen officials, the city has 34 departments, in which 18 women hold management positions. According to the Department of Labor, women make up 47 percent of the U.S. Workforce, and 70 percent of women with children under the age of 18 participate in the labor...

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Reactions to Senator Lucio’s Support of Senate Bill 6 for Transgender Bathrooms

“If gender identity is something on the inside. It has nothing to do with your body or your genitals. It’s just who you are… and I am deeply disappointed in Senator Lucio for standing behind this awful bill.” –Sissi Yado You just heard from a woman who today went to local Senator Eddie Lucio Jr’s office in Austin to express her concern on his decision to support Senate Bill 6. Otherwise known as the bathroom bill that would require transgender people to use bathrooms according to the sex listed on their birth certificate and not the one they identify...

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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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Edinburg Couple Arrested for Sex Trafficking

EDINBURG (KFXV) — An Edinburg couple has been convicted of sex trafficking, according to the U.S Attorney’s Office. Thirty-seven-year-old, Abelardo Gomez and 25-year-old, Cerene Ortiz pleaded guilty on “conspiring” to commit sex trafficking of minors. In March of last year, according to court documents, Gomez brought a 14 and 15-year-old female minor from Louisiana back to his home he shared with Ortiz in Edinburg. During a two-week period, investigators say the minors engaged in sex acts with numerous adult males after creating advertisements on Backpage.com. After abandoning the girls in April, the girls called 9-1-1 and reported the incident....

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