168 Minors Recovered in Sting

PORTLAND, Ore. — A massive crackdown on child sex trafficking across the country included arrests in Eugene and Portland. The FBI says it recovered one child sex trafficking victim and arrested 20 adult women on prostitution charges in Oregon. Overall, the sting took place in 106 cities. One hundred and sixty-eight minors were recovered. Two … Continue reading »

Eight Arrested in Prostitution Sting

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A prostitution sting by the Corvallis Police Department not only resulted in arrests. Officers say it uncovered an ongoing problem. “Unfortunately it seems to be accepted practice among a portion of community,” said Lt. Cord Wood, Corvallis Police Department. Police arrested eight men who they say responded to an online advertisement in … Continue reading »

8 Men Arrested in Prostitution Sting

CORVALLIS, Ore.– Corvallis Police, Albany Police and the¬†Benton County Sheriff’s Office¬†set up an undercover operation Friday to catch customers of prostitution. The three agencies ended up arresting eight men after investigators posted an ad online offering prostitution services. Officers say they received a number of calls. Within 10 hours, eight men showed up at a … Continue reading »

Human Trafficking Survivors Speak at UO

EUGENE, Ore. — Human trafficking is a problem all over the world, but it’s a crime you might not think of here in Oregon. While people think of human trafficking as girls being abducted and drugged, survivors say that’s not the kind of crime happening in the state now. Instead, they say young vulnerable girls … Continue reading »