Police: Dozens Of People Found Inside Big Rig At Texas Truck Stop DetainedMore than two dozen people were found inside a big rig that was stopped near San Antonio, including one person who was taken to a hospital.
Undercover Operation Nets 6 North Texas Men Who Allegedly Solicited Sex From Detectives Posing As Minors OnlineAll six were arrested for online solicitation of a minor, a second-degree felony. The suspects range in age from 22 to 32 years old.
Feds Say DFW A Hub For Human Trafficking, Several Children Rescued With Help From Local PoliceOften lured online or looking to escape unstable homes, federal law enforcement partners say human trafficking is exploding right before our unseeing eyes.
Long-Term Safe House For Male Sex Trafficking Victims Opening In Denton, CEO Says It's 'First In The Country'CEO of Ranch Hands Rescue Counseling Center and Animal Sanctuary Bob Williams announced plans to open a long-term safe house exclusively catering to male victims of sex trafficking 18-24 years old.
'Pink One' Brothel Owner, Helen Kim Gets Nearly 4 Years In Federal PrisonBrothel owner Helen Kim was sentenced yesterday evening to 46 months in federal prison on a racketeering charge.
Gov. Abbott Provides Clemency Application For Survivors Of Human Trafficking, Domestic AbuseGov. Abbott's office said the new application was established because human trafficking and domestic violence often lead victims down a path of offenses that entraps them in a cycle of crime.
Plugged In To DFW: Human Trafficking AwarenessJanuary is Human Trafficking Awareness month.
Governor Greg Abbott Pardons Human Trafficking Survivor Robbie Ann Hamilton, Lured Into Sex Trade As TeenGovernor Abbott explained the pardon was not just about Hamilton, but also sends a message to all victims of human trafficking that there is a "path to redemption."
DART Trains, Buses Designated As 'Safe Place' For Human Trafficking Victims, Other Minors In DangerRunaways and other youth in danger are often targets for traffickers. DART began a collaboration with Safe Place in 2015 to help with the problem.
Southlake Restaurant Linked To Human Trafficking Operation In Dallas ReopensDragon House was closed in October after police found money from the Jade Spa was tied to accounts at the restaurant.
Fort Worth Child Trafficking Suspect Meshack Ominde Arrested, Out On BondFort Worth Police said, in October, Ominde picked up two 14-year-old girls who had run away from home.
Dallas Police Share Pics From Inside Jade Spa Following Sex Trafficking BustMajor Max Geron's tweet included pictures of baggies of condoms, bottles of mouthwash, sleeping bags and mats on the floor and piles of people's luggage.
DeSoto Police Confirm Business's Involvement In Human Trafficking After Executing Search WarrantThe DeSoto Police Department has confirmed a local business's involvement in human trafficking after executing a search warrant Thursday.
15-Year-Old Girl From Guatemala Rescued By Tarrant County's Human Trafficking UnitA 15-year-old girl from Guatemala was rescued by the Tarrant County's Human Trafficking Unit and the Southlake Police Department last week, the sheriff's office reported.
Officials: Human Traffickers Forced Women To Have Sex And Sling Drinks Behind BarMargarita “Rita” Martinez, 61, and her son, Genaro Fuentes, 36, were arrested by TABC agents July 31.