Law Enforcement Getting Trained To Fight Sex TraffickingLaw enforcement officers across the state are now better trained to identify and combat sex traffickers.
Leader Of St. Paul Sex Trafficking Ring Sentenced To 58 YearsThe leader of a St. Paul sex trafficking operation received a record-breaking prison sentence on Friday.
St. Cloud Man Gets 27 Years In Sex Trafficking CaseA 41-year-old St. Cloud man was sentenced to 27 years in prison on Thursday for sex trafficking two women in Stearns County.
Woman Accused In Trafficking Ring Suing St. Paul, PoliceA Minnesota woman who spent four years in jail after she was accused of participating in a sex trafficking ring has filed a lawsuit against the city of St. Paul and a key police investigator.
Prosecutors: Drop Charges In Somali Trafficking CaseFederal prosecutors have asked a judge to dismiss all the remaining charges in a sex trafficking case involving Somali gang members.
Charges Dropped For 16 In Sex Ring Case Involving St. Paul SergeantA St. Paul police sergeant's apparent lies in court have led to charges against 16 defendants being dropped. Sgt. Heather Weyker, who was put on leave last week, worked on a 2009 sex ring case targeting Somali-Americans from Minnesota.
St. Paul Man Convicted Of Sex Trafficking, Raping, Beating WomenA St. Paul man pleaded guilty Tuesday to almost a dozen charges connected to recruiting, prostituting, trafficking, beating and raping women. The Ramsey County Attorney's Office says 35-year-old Rashad Ramon Ivy was the mastermind behind a sex trafficking organization that victimized at least seven women in St. Paul in 2015.
Mpls. Man Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking In North DakotaA Minneapolis man accused of bringing women to North Dakota for prostitution has pleaded guilty to a federal sex trafficking charge.
St. Paul Man Gets 24 Years In Prison For Sex Trafficking MinorsA 26-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced Tuesday to more than 24 years in prison for recruiting and trafficking teenage girls in Minnesota. Dontre D'Sean McHenry pleaded guilty in the case back on Oct. 17, 2014, and was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court.
Washington County Announces Sex Trafficking UnitWhat used to be a crime centered mostly in bigger cities is now becoming more common in suburbs and other outlying areas. A growing number of children and teenagers are being lured into prostitution and offered for sale online.
Large Sex Trafficking Case Concludes With 5th Defendant Pleading Guilty, SentenceThe prosecution of a large sex trafficking ring concluded Thursday with the fifth and final defendant pleading guilty and subsequently sentenced, the Ramsey County Attorney's Office announced Friday.
St. Cloud Man, 40, Arrested For Alleged Sex Trafficking Of WomenAn investigation into sex trafficking and prostitution has resulted in the arrest of a 40-year-old St. Cloud man, according to Waite Park police.