Posts Tagged ‘Prostitution’


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Three city sting nets 37 johns and prostitutes

Police officers from Arroyo Grande, Pismo Beach and San Luis Obispo conducted a three day joint sting on prostitution this week that resulted in the arrests of 37 johns and prostitutes. Both male and female undercover officers were used in... (Continue reading)

SLO man receives three-year sentence for pimping teen girl

A 20-year-old San Luis Obispo man received a three-year prison sentence Tuesday for pimping a 16-year-old girl. [Tribune] San Luis Obispo police arrested Douglas James Stephens during a prostitution sting in May. Stephens accepted a plea deal in August and... (Continue reading)

Sex trafficking bust saves 27 California minors

A nationwide crackdown on sex trafficking rescued 27 California minors from forced prostitution last week. Federal agents working with local law enforcement officers conducted a week-long bust on sex traffickers. They arrested 281 pimps nationwide and 38 in California, according... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo man arrested for human trafficking

San Luis Obispo police arrested nine people for various prostitution related offenses including human trafficking on Thursday. Officers conducted a one night sting operation at a San Luis Obispo motel. According to a press release, the goal of the operation... (Continue reading)

Two Fresno men charged with sex trafficking minors in SLO

Law enforcement officers arrested two Fresno men last week for sex trafficking two female minors in San Luis Obispo and other areas. Javier Solis, 28, and Michael Anthony Andrade, 33, brought two female minors, ages 15 and 17, to San... (Continue reading)

23 arrested in Central Coast prostitution sting

Officers from San Luis Obispo, Pismo Beach and Arroyo Grande police departments arrested 23 people during a three-night prostitution sting. Police investigators placed advertisements on the internet for prostitution services to be conducted in local hotel rooms. Suspects then contacted... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles seeking to combat prostitution

Paso Robles City Council will look at a proposal on Tuesday to further regulate massage parlors in an attempt to combat prostitution. For years, residents have complained that several of the city’s massage parlors are fronts for organized prostitution. These... (Continue reading)

Do you want fries with that?

A former employee of the Arroyo Grande McDonald’s says she was coerced into prostitution, at times having sex with up to 12 men a night,  by the restaurant’s former manager, according to Courthouse News. Shelley Lynn filed a lawsuit against... (Continue reading)

Prostitution investigation leads to human trafficking charges

A man who allegedly forced an 18-year-old girl to engage in prostitution has been charged with human trafficking and pandering, according to Santa Barbara Police Lt. Paul McCaffrey. On June 25, a Nebraska woman called Santa Barbara Police to report... (Continue reading)

Couple detained over questions about kidnapping and prostitution

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating allegations of kidnapping and prostitution involving a teenage girl from Santa Barbara. Deputies pulled over a white Cadillac on Highway 1 in Morro Bay Friday afternoon and questioned two women and one... (Continue reading)



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