Federal authorities on Tuesday identified the driver killed while trying to ram a stolen SUV through a security checkpoint at the National Security Agency headquarters as a Baltimore resident with a criminal history for robbery and prostitution.
Baltimore County detectives looked through advertisements on the website Backpage.com for a St. Patrick's Day prostitution sting that ended in the arrest of a prominent Baltimore attorney's son and another man on human-trafficking charges, court documents show.
Internet history on the phone of the man accused of killing Phylicia Barnes showed web searches for forensic procedures and for books on high-profile killings such as the Casey Anthony and JonBenet Ramsey cases, a detective told jurors Thursday.
On Sunday, Sept. 7, Chumbow, along with Oaklands Presbyterian Church in Laurel, hosted a panel discussion on human trafficking called "A Call to Action to End Human Slavery." The panel consisted of a mix of human trafficking survivors and human trafficking experts from across the nation. The goal of the event, which was held inside the church's chapel, was to raise awareness about the crime of human trafficking.
The owner of two Columbia spas has been indicted on human trafficking and prostitution charges in connection with an alleged prostitution ring he ran out of the businesses, according to Howard County police.
Black and copper colored jewelry beads lay around a puddle of blood in a Northwest Baltimore alley, where police said a transgender woman was brutally killed early Wednesday in a crime that bore similarities to the murder of another transgender woman last month.
A Towson woman will forfeit a building on Joppa Road where police say she ran a house of prostitution, but a deal struck with federal prosecutors allows her to keep five other properties that she and her associates own in Baltimore.
A Baltimore police officer who had been banned from testifying by the city's former top prosecutor was arrested Wednesday in Howard County and charged with sexual abuse and solicitation of a minor, county police said.
Di Zhang, the Towson woman whose arrest for allegedly operating a brothel on East Joppa Road led to federal efforts to seize nearly $2 million worth of her real estate, was arrested on prostitution and human trafficking charges again last month in Montgomery County.
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 prision, followed by five years of supervised release.