Prostitution

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Florissant Councilman Charged with Solicitation

A city councilman from Florissant has been arrested in St. Louis on a charge of soliciting prostitution.

10/16/2014

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Center for Homeless Teens Relocates to Larger Facility in Normandy

The number of homeless teens in our area is difficult to determine. Difficult, because while teens are on the street, others do what’s called “couch surf,” or stay with relatives or friends for weeks at a time.

09/10/2014

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Chicago-Area Man Senteced for Sex Trafficking of Minors

Reginald Williams was sentenced to 240 months on multiple charges involving the interstate transportation of two minors with the intent to engage in prostitution.

08/12/2014

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13 More Alleged ‘Johns’ Arrested

It was in April that police announced a crackdown on so-called Johns.

06/09/2014

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Undercover Sting Yields 29 Prostitution Arrests

Many of the arrests took place in Sister Marie Charles Park, a riverfront park off South Broadway.

05/30/2014

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Woman Indicted on Federal Prostitution Charges

Fluker, 42, of Bel-Ridge, Mo., will appear in federal court today for her initial appearance.

05/12/2014

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St. Louis Police Crack Down on Prostitution Clients

Men who patronize prostitutes will get their pictures released to the news media, under a new crackdown police are announcing.

04/15/2014

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Drug Dealers Switching to Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is on the rise, and St. Louis County Police think they know why.

03/28/2014

St. Louis Man Gets Nearly 5 Years for Sex Trafficking

Federal prosecutors say 45-year-old Barry Wimberly of Hazelwood, Mo., pleaded guilty in December to one felony count of transportation for purposes of prostitution.

03/12/2014

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Man Gets 4 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking

Authorities say Brown advertised the prostitution services on Backpage.com, and drove the victims to St. Louis and Denver, where they acted as prostitutes.

03/12/2014

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