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Howard County police charge New York woman with human trafficking, prostitution in Laurel

Howard County police charge New York woman with human trafficking, prostitution in Laurel

Howard County police arrested a woman from Brooklyn, New York, last week on suspicion of human trafficking after receiving a tip leading detectives to a Laurel hotel, county police said Tuesday.

Wenbo Wang, 46, was charged with human trafficking, prostitution, drug possession and related charges, according to police. She was arrested at a hotel in the 9700 block of Washington Blvd. in Laurel.

Howard police received a tip through the National Human Trafficking Tip Line earlier this month.

Wang arrived at the hotel with another woman as police were investigating on Jan. 25. Police said they learned that Wang had posted online prostitution...

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