Articles Tagged With ‘Prostitution’




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)

Pismo police bust three for prostitution

A police sting operation led to three people being arrested Wednesday in Pismo Beach on charges relating to prostitution. Law enforcement officers from Pismo Beach and Grover Beach posed as potential customers at various massage parlors advertised in the Five... (Continue reading)

More (alleged) sex in Arroyo Grande

If it walks like a duck, smells like a duck, and talks like a duck, is it really a prostitution scam? That’s the question Arroyo Grande police were asked to decide earlier this week. The basic facts: Last Wednesday, an... (Continue reading)