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  • Baltimore police officer, three other men arrested in Baltimore County prostitution sting

    Baltimore police officer, three other men arrested in Baltimore County prostitution sting
    Four men, including a Baltimore City police officer, were arrested in a prostitution sting in Baltimore County, police said. Police said the sting involved the men "coming to a Baltimore County location, soliciting prostitution and offering money to...
  • Towson woman arrested on prostitution charges

    Towson woman arrested on prostitution charges
    Di Zhang, the Towson woman whose arrest for allegedly operating a brothel on East Joppa Road sparked federal efforts to seize nearly $2 million worth of her real estate, has been arrested on prostitution and human trafficking charges in Montgomery County....
  • Three charged in Internet prostitution sting in Aberdeen

    A man and two women were arrested Thursday in a police prostitution sting after detectives made arrangements through an Internet site to meet the suspects at an Aberdeen motel room. One of the two women was charged with human trafficking in connection...
  • Nine charged in Arundel Internet prostitution sting

    Nine charged in Arundel Internet prostitution sting
    Nine people face prostitution charges following a Nov. 15 Internet sting in which undercover detectives posed as escorts on a website, Anne Arundel County Police said. Detectives received calls and text messages from 69 different phone numbers during...
  • Two Howard spas shut down; employee charged with prostitution

    Howard County police have shut down two spas and arrested an employee at one of those spas for alleged prostitution. Police said Wednesday that detectives have closed the DS Spa in the 9100 block of Rumsey Road in Columbia and Ten Oaks Spa in the 3800...
  • Baltimore man sentenced to 11 years in prison for prostitution, sex trafficking of minor

    Baltimore man sentenced to 11 years in prison for prostitution, sex trafficking of minor
    A Baltimore man charged with running a prostitution business and sex trafficking a minor was sentenced by a U.S. District Court judge Monday to more than 11 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release. Franklin Roosevelt "Frank" Coit,...
  • FBI nets 3 alleged Md. pimps in U.S. child prostitution sting

    FBI nets 3 alleged Md. pimps in U.S. child prostitution sting
    State, local and FBI law enforcement officers across Maryland and the United States announced a sweeping, coordinated child prostitution bust that recovered 105 children, the FBI announced Monday. While no children were reported found in Maryland, the...
  • Howard group advocates against human trafficking

    Howard group advocates against human trafficking
    When Sara Cochran, Deadra Atkins and other members of Howard County Agast talk about human trafficking at public lectures and events, they often tell the anecdote of a girl picked up by a suspected human trafficker near a typical American mall. The...
  • A prevention-first approach to child sexual abuse

    The recent FBI raid that arrested three men in Maryland as part of Operation Cross Country that netted 150 alleged pimps in 76 cities illustrates significant governmental efforts in detecting and arresting sex offenders, including pimps and buyers. But...
  • Man sentenced to 10 years for human trafficking in Howard

    Man sentenced to 10 years for human trafficking in Howard
    A 31-year-old California man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for prostitution and human trafficking in Howard County Circuit Court last week. Rowland James Duffey, who listed his address in Long Beach, Calif., was sentenced by Judge Louis A....
  • Former Baltimore police officer indicted on charges of running prostitution service

    Former Baltimore police officer indicted on charges of running prostitution service
    A former Baltimore police officer already facing state charges for prostituting his wife was indicted on a federal prostitution charge that alleged he oversaw a call-girl business with more than 300 customers. In an indictment unsealed Friday, Lamin...
  • Howard police arrest 10 men in prostitution sting

    Howard police arrest 10 men in prostitution sting
    Ten men were arrested in Jessup Thursday by Howard County police in a prostitution sting, according to a news release.  The sting, which was the third of its kind police have conducted this year, targets men soliciting prostitution by placing female...