| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:28 AM
An armed man posing as a police officer was arrested amid an Anne Arundel prostitution sting designed to net would-be johns, authorities said.
Steven James Gravley Jr., 27, of the unit block of Stockmill Road in Pikesville was charged with attempted...
| Mar 15, 2014
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....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:23 PM
A Baltimore police officer was arrested Wednesday in Howard County and charged with sexual abuse and solicitation of a minor, county police said.
Charles Hagee, 44, of the 8800 block of Goose Landing Circle in Columbia, was arrested after police say he...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:08 AM
An Ohio man pleaded guilty Tuesday to human trafficking charges in connection with the pimping of an Ohio woman in southern Howard County, according to State's Attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan.
Howard Draper Jr., 57, of Toledo, Ohio, pleaded guilty to...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:17 PM
A former Baltimore police officer pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to serving as a pimp for his 19-year-old wife and another young woman who lived with him.
Between February and May of last year, Lamin Manneh, 32, advertised the two women's...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:26 PM
A transient man believed to be running sex trafficking operations in several states was arrested by Howard County police in connection with a drug activity and prostitution investigation at an Elkridge motel, according to a police press release Thursday....
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:21 PM
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,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
A former Baltimore firefighter pleaded guilty Friday to a federal sex trafficking charge for his part in running a brothel that pimped out a 16-year-old girl and other women.
Jamar Simmons and Franklin Coit ran brothels at two locations in Baltimore...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Even before local and federal agents raided Jade Heart Health in Towson in March and charged its operators with prostitution and human trafficking, what went on at the massage parlor at 1404 E. Joppa Road was hardly a secret.
Men arrived day and night...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:55 AM
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...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:48 PM
A Sun investigative report Sunday detailing the efforts of federal, state and local law-enforcement agencies to shut down an alleged prostitution ring operating out of an unremarkable building on East Joppa Road in Towson may have prompted many readers to...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:25 AM
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...