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February 9, 2018
Attorney general outlines Super Bowl sex trafficking sting in St. Croix County
HUDSON — Authorities said a two-day sting last week led to the rescue of human trafficking victims and would-be prostitution customers in St....
February 9, 2018 - 3:58pm
February 7, 2018
Dozens arrested in Super Bowl sex trafficking sting
Minnesota law enforcement agencies arrested more than three dozen people on felony prostitution and child sex-trafficking charges in the week...
February 7, 2018 - 10:08am
January 17, 2018
Grant funds new sergeant, new task force on sex trafficking
The Washington County Sheriff's Office recently created a new sergeant position to lead ongoing investigation efforts targeting sex trafficking...
January 17, 2018 - 8:55am
December 22, 2017
Accused leader of 'large-scale' sex trafficking operation receives 14 years in prison
One of two people accused of running a sex trafficking ring out of a Twin Cities suburb was sentenced to 14 years in prison for his role in...
December 22, 2017 - 11:18am
October 24, 2017
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
Kendall Johnson compares pornography consumption to compulsive shopping: as people desire more and more of something, their desires are harder to satisfy. The Woodbury resident says an abundant supply and easily accessible supply of online porn can act as a "gateway drug" fueling...
October 24, 2017 - 9:26am
October 10, 2017
Second man sentenced to probation in minor sex sting in Washington County
A second man arrested during a sting operation targeting people who agree to pay for sex with minors has been sentenced. Christopher John Cuypers,...
October 10, 2017 - 8:45am
October 6, 2017
Washington County launches campaign training hotels to recognize sex trafficking victims
There are several tell-tale signs a hotel stay could involve human trafficking. Payments in cash, frequent short-term traffic to one room and...
October 6, 2017 - 8:45am
Maubach sentenced to 19 years on sex trafficking charges
A Mahtomedi man faces an 18-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to felony sex trafficking charges involving at least two women. Shaun...
September 6, 2017 - 2:08pm
August 25, 2017
Blaine man admits to role in international sex trafficking operation
A Blaine man accused of assisting a multistate sex trafficking ring out of suburban homes in the Twin Cities metro pleaded guilty to two felony...
August 25, 2017 - 1:46pm
August 11, 2017
Accused labor trafficker sentenced in Washington County; scheduled for federal sentencing
A Woodbury woman will spend one year in prison before her deportation back to China for holding her maid captive and routinely subjecting her...
August 11, 2017 - 4:55pm
July 14, 2017
Man sentenced to 8 years for sex trafficking in Washington County
A Brooklyn Park man will serve eight years in prison for his role in trafficking two women for commercial sex at a Woodbury hotel. A Washington...
July 14, 2017 - 12:31pm
July 6, 2017
Carlisle sentenced for trafficking minors
A St. Paul man accused of trafficking two female minors for commercial sex in Washington County was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday,...
July 6, 2017 - 2:56pm
June 23, 2017
Accused sex trafficker faces additional charges in Hennepin County
A man accused of running a nationwide sex trafficking operation out of the Twin Cities area faces four additional charges in Hennepin County...
June 23, 2017 - 1:52pm
June 1, 2017
Woodbury woman admits to abuse of trafficked nanny in federal plea
A Woodbury woman accused of subjecting a Chinese woman she hired as a nanny to slave-like conditions plead guilty in federal court May 31 to...
June 1, 2017 - 1:39pm
October 6, 2016
Crime rates reflect police focus
South Washington County Crime rates were down last year across Minnesota and Washington County, though state statistics showed increased crime...
October 6, 2016 - 12:15pm