A Michigan man has been convicted of sex trafficking for allegedly bringing a woman and two teens to a suburban Chicago hotel to prostitute.
Authorities in Macomb County have arrested four men on charges of solicitation after two separate investigations.
Lawmakers are trying to combat human trafficking and improve the state’s treatment of victims with a large package of bills.
It happened last Friday afternoon at the Knights Inn on Dequindre.
Authorities say a man who used to be a reserve officer with the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office was arrested after he solicited sex from an undercover officer in exchange for drugs.
A local day spa has been shut down as police investigate allegations of prostitution and possible human trafficking.
The Michigan House has voted to give legal protection to teen prostitutes in an attempt to address human trafficking.
A targeted sting operation in Pontiac nets a dozen arrests in the month of October.
Nearly 60 people have been arrested in metro Detroit —18 of them pimps — as part of a nationwide crackdown on child prostitution.
Police say a “known pimp” suspected in a sex trafficking operation killed himself as officers conducted a search of his Southfield condominium.