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Man who forced girls into prostitution sentenced

Michael Anthony Andrade

A 34-year-old man who forced two teenage girls into prostitution in Fresno and San Luis Obispo received a federal prison sentence of more than 12.5 years. Fresno resident Michael Anthony Andrade was one of two men who pleaded guilty to... (Continue reading)

SLOPD report tells girl’s account of forced prostitution

Fabio Bettencourt Silveira

A 15-year-old Manteca girl, who recently spent five days working as a prostitute in San Luis Obispo County, was forced into prostitution by her boyfriend. [Tribune] The victim said she met 16-year-old Nikko Xavier Anaya on Instagram about four months... (Continue reading)

Alleged 16-year-old pimp identified

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A 16-year-old boy accused of forcing a 15-year-old girl into prostitution faces human trafficking charges in adult court in San Luis Obispo. Nikko Anaya, a resident of the Central Valley city of Manteca, was the primary suspect in a multi-county... (Continue reading)

SLO police free 15-year-old girl from forced prostitution

Brianna Day Morales

San Luis Obispo police rescued a 15-year-old girl from forced labor as a prostitute and arrested three suspects on human trafficking charges Tuesday. Both the girl and the primary suspect, a 16-year-old male, are from Manteca, a Central Valley city.... (Continue reading)

SLO County to cut down on prosecuting prostitutes

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office plans to, by in large, stop prosecuting prostitutes. [Tribune] Prosecutors have announced that they no longer view prostitutes as criminals. Rather they are victims of exploitation or forced labor. Instead of prosecuting... (Continue reading)

Cayucos firefighter allegedly had a sex slave

As the sex slave of former Cayucos firefighter Oscar Higueros Jr., a teenage Los Osos girl had to engage in intercourse with her master as often as five times a day over the course of a month, court testimony indicates.... (Continue reading)

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)



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