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2 arrested in human trafficking investigation

2 arrested in human trafficking investigation

A man and woman face state human trafficking and federal Mann Act charges after a raid on a Gary apartment. Vondell B. Henry, 45, and Ashley Ann Friske, 26, both of Gary, were arrested by Lake County Sheriff's Department officers around 8 a.m. Wednesday in an apartment in the 3500 block of Washington Street in the city's Glen Park section near Indiana University Northwest. In a news release Thursday, Lake County Sheriff's Department spokesman Officer Mark Back said the department conducted a search warrant at the apartment with the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security. Back said a police report taken June 14 by the Gary Police Department sparked the...