Human Trafficking – Successful Sting in Santa Barbara

A recent sting operation netted over a dozen arrests in Santa Barbara County after law enforcement agencies across the state banded together for a three-day operation focused on human trafficking. From January 25th through the 28th, 12 people looking to pay for sex and one human trafficker were arrested, while over 500 were arrested statewide. [...]

Santa Clarita Resident Charged with Dissuading a Witness

The Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force executed search warrants at 5 locations across Los Angeles County and arrested a bevy of suspects. Of those who were arrested, 2 were Santa Clarita residents who were charged with human trafficking offenses, with one of the suspects also being charged with dissuading a witness. Dissuading a [...]