A man held captive and forced to work long hours without pay as a cook at a local restaurant has been freed, and the suspect accused of holding him faces multiple charges.
A Los Angeles police officer and a 31-year-old woman were charged Monday for allegedly attempting to smuggle a man into the United States.
A 30-year-old man was charged Monday for allegedly murdering a transgender woman, and sexually assaulting a young girl.
Police say two men are wanted for allegedly offering a woman $100 for her 2-year-old son as they shopped at a Covina market.
Police say they have made 91 arrests for pimping, prostitution and payment for sexual services following an eight-month sex trafficking investigation.
Local and federal authorities will announce the results of a task force’s eight-month effort to target human sex traffickers in the Long Beach area and rescue their victims rather than arrest them for prostitution.
A Los Angeles man Friday was convicted of multiple felony counts in connection with the pimping and sale of a 17-year-old girl, the Orange County District Attorney’s office said in a written statement.
The Orange County Transportation Authority with several other agencies launched Be the One, a public-awareness program that will include training of bus drivers to spot human-trafficking victims.
Officials Wednesday announced the arrest of three suspects for their alleged involvement in human trafficking, kidnapping and torturing a woman inside of a Westminster motel room.
Investigators Friday announced the arrest of a Victorville man who was allegedly involved in a human trafficking ring operating out of the High Desert, Ontario and Redlands area.
A pair of Riverside County residents have been arrested on human trafficking charges involving two teenage girls.
AB1585 by Assemblyman Luis Alejo, a Democrat from Watsonville, allows defendants who are convicted of soliciting prostitution to petition to clear their record if they have evidence they were victims of human trafficking.
During a call on April 28, the man told Blanca Hernandez he would deliver her son on May 1.
A 34-year-old Palmdale man is facing human trafficking charges.
A Sylmar couple has been charged with human trafficking and slavery involving a 9-year-old girl who was smuggled from El Salvador.