Cyntoia Brownthe young black woman who was sentenced to life in prison for killing a man who bought her as a teen to serve as a sex slave, will get a clemency hearing that could possibly—and finally—set her free. Her lawyer, Charles Boneargued that the pimp forced her to prostitute after she ran away from her adopted family. Bone said he raped her repeatedly and abused her.
A suspected human trafficker was detained after officials rescued three underage girls who were being sold for sex in Santa Ana, police said Thursday. The investigation began when officers made contact with a year-old girl near the corner of Harbor Boulevard and Hazard Avenue around a. Saturday, Santa Ana police said in a news release.
Posted by AngelynB The idea that someone you know or even your own teen could have been contacted by a pimp or trafficker is terrifying. Chances are, this will never happen to your family, but if it does, you should know exactly what to do.
According to a statement of probable cause, Alex Anthony Martinez, 20, was arrested Tuesday after a man reported a robbery. The man said when he arrived at the apartment, Martinez pointed a gun at him and took property that included his credit card, car keys and cell phone. The teen told police Martinez is her pimp and that the man was manipulating her and controlling her, directing her to engage in prostitution and the armed robbery.
Cyntoia Brown, an alleged sex trafficking victim who was convicted of murdering a man who had picked her up and taken her to his home, was released early Wednesday after serving 15 years in state prison. Brown, whose case drew national attention and support from celebrities including Rihanna and Kim Kardashian, was 16 when she committed the crime in what she described as an act of self-defense. She admitted shooting Johnny Allen, a year-old Nashville real estate agent, in the back of the head while they were in his bed.
A traffic stop for a missing license plate in San Rafael led to the arrest of a pimping suspect and the rescue of a teenage victim, police said Wednesday. The incident happened at about a. Friday, when San Rafael police Cpl.
My baby! As if she was a piece of clothing! In the courtroom gallery, Ambrose smiled, wiped away tears and hugged her family members, many of them also dressed in pink.
The year-old ringleader in a horrific teen pimp ring in Ottawa was convicted today on 27 charges. The veneer on the tough teen finally cracked and she broke down in tears. For the first time, the mother of one of the victims spoke publicly outside the courthouse about what had happened to her year-old daughter in the summer of