sex trafficking

Federal prosecutors say Gerardo Salazar led a trafficking ring that used violence to force girls and young women from Mexico into sexual bondage in Houston-area bars. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Mexico Returns Accused Houston Sex-Trafficking Ringleader

Gerardo Salazar, alias “the Rooster,” faces life in prison if convicted on all counts from a 2005 federal indictment.

06/19/2014

Video shows robber entering and leaving the 2-year-old boy's room several times. (Getty Images)

National Guard Officer Faces Sex Charge

An operations officer with the New Hampshire National Guard will remain jailed on charges stemming from a night in San Antonio when he and two others allegedly hired an underage female escort.

05/31/2014

Houston Police are being accused of racial profiling after handcuffing and bringing a girl to Child Protective Services who was with her two dance partners -- assuming she was a runaway. (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Probation Officer Under Arrest For Sex Trafficking Chargers

Federal authorities say a 28-year-old West Texas juvenile probation officer is under arrest on sex trafficking charges.

01/22/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Sentenced After Trying To Force 15-Year-Old Into Prostitution

A North Texas man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for forcing a 15-year-old girl into prostitution and advertising her online for sex.

11/13/2013

The population of active online sex customers varies from city-to-city, and a new study tracking online sex services -- such as prostitution -- finds that Houston is by far the most active.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: One-In-Five Houston Males Solicits Online Sex Ads

The population of active online sex customers varies from city-to-city, and a new study tracking online sex services — such as prostitution — finds that Houston is by far the most active.

10/14/2013

(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Prostitution Sting Nets Twelve Arrests

Officials with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office continue their commitment to eradicating prostitution, sex trafficking and other sex crimes as their latest effort led to the arrests of 12 men.

05/08/2013

(Photo Credit: Monirul Bhuiyan/AFP/Getty Images)

HCSO Continues ‘Crack Down’ On Sex Buyers, Sellers

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Free the Captives – an organization that combats sex slavery and other forms of human trafficking-continues the “crack down” on individuals who buy sex or sell sex.

05/07/2013

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 25,194 other followers