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.
Reginald Williams was sentenced to 240 months on multiple charges involving the interstate transportation of two minors with the intent to engage in prostitution.
It was in April that police announced a crackdown on so-called Johns.
Many of the arrests took place in Sister Marie Charles Park, a riverfront park off South Broadway.
Fluker, 42, of Bel-Ridge, Mo., will appear in federal court today for her initial appearance.
Men who patronize prostitutes will get their pictures released to the news media, under a new crackdown police are announcing.
Human trafficking is on the rise, and St. Louis County Police think they know why.
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.
Authorities say Brown advertised the prostitution services on Backpage.com, and drove the victims to St. Louis and Denver, where they acted as prostitutes.
A group wanting to rescue women from a life of prostitution says they’ve found a house. Now they need the money to make it a home.