Orlando Woman Arrested During A Massage Parlor InvestigationOn Tuesday, August 17, 2021, undercover detectives from the Polk County Sheriff's Office Vice Unit conducted an on-going operation focused on identifying possible human trafficking victims and possible illegal conduct in a massage parlor.
Florida Man Sentenced For Child Sex TraffickingU.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard has sentenced Gregory Thomas Garcia (35, Orange Park) to 16 years in federal prison for child sex trafficking. The court also ordered Garcia to forfeit a 2015 Ford Focus vehicle that he had used in committing the offense.
Man Sentenced For Attempting To Engage In Sex Trafficking Of A MinorU.S. District Judge Charlene Edwards Honeywell has sentenced Michael Davis (37, Jamaica, NY) to 10 years and 10 months in federal prison for conspiring and attempting to engage in the sex trafficking of a minor. Davis was also ordered to serve a 10-year term of supervised release and to register as a sex offender.
Church Pastor & A Coach Among 79 Arrested In Sex-Trafficking StingWith large events such as WrestleMania, law enforcement sees opportunity. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department plucked 79 men from the streets for violations related to human trafficking - among those arrested was a church pastor and a girls basketball coach.
Sex Trafficking Bust During Super Bowl Week In Tampa Results In Record ArrestsSuper Bowl LV in Tampa brought something much darker than fans to the Bay Area. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office seized the opportunity and made a record number of arrests during the Super Bowl week, as well as the recovery of six individuals believed to be victims of human trafficking.
Florida Man Who Financed And Patronized Philippine Child Sex-Trafficking Ring Pleads GuiltyChristopher John Streeter, 63, of Land O’ Lakes pled guilty to sex trafficking of a minor under the age of 14.
Florida Man Attempted To Provide $150, Candy & Soda For Sex With MinorA 34-year-old Florida man has been accused of the commercial sex trafficking of a 16-year-old girl.