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May 23, 2017
Charges: Couple ran 'large-scale' sex trafficking enterprise in Washington County
STILLWATER, Minn. — Washington County authorities allege two people arrested May 16 ran a large-scale prostitution and sex trafficking...
May 23, 2017 - 12:25pm
April 13, 2016
Iowa man sentenced in interstate sting case
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Little Rock, Iowa, man was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court after being convicted of use of interstate facilities to transmit information about a minor. According to information released by U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Seiler, Lance Eugene Hunter Jr.,...
April 13, 2016 - 9:28pm
March 28, 2016
U.S. immigration agents bust 1,100 suspects in gang sweep
WASHINGTON — U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than 1,000 suspects on charges including attempted murder and witness tampering, in...
March 28, 2016 - 4:02pm
March 9, 2016
Sex-trafficking investigation imploded: Did St. Paul cop lie?
ST. PAUL — A 30-defendant multistate sex-trafficking ring involving Somali gangs and underage girls sounds like a good get for a prosecutor. But then-U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones rejected it before federal prosecutors in Tennessee took it. And in the wake of a federal appeals decision...
March 9, 2016 - 4:29pm
August 20, 2015
First of five sentenced in sex trafficking ring
ST. PAUL — The first of five St. Paul adults charged in a multistate sex trafficking ring that involved minors has been sentenced to prison. Thomas...
August 20, 2015 - 9:49pm
August 11, 2015
Fargo man charged with sex trafficking in Bemidji
BEMIDJI — A Fargo man accused of being a driver and bodyguard for a prostitute in the region is in the Beltrami County Jail facing sex trafficking charges. Kyaree Baron Stone, 25, appeared in court this week after being arrested in late July after a Bemidji police investigator...
August 11, 2015 - 9:14pm
June 8, 2015
Tracking drug trafficking
BEMIDJI — Efforts to keep drugs out of Indian Country continued Monday as U.S. District Attorney Andrew Luger and staff traveled from Minneapolis to Red Lake for a public safety meeting and debriefing session with tribal leaders and safety officials. The visit comes two weeks...
June 8, 2015 - 10:30pm
May 28, 2015
41 indicted for multi-state drug trafficking ring
Updated story can be found at dglobe.com/news/3755098-41-indicted-multi-state-drug-trafficking-ring MINNEAPOLIS — U.S. District Attorney Andrew Luger announced Thursday the indictment of 41 members of a multi-state drug trafficking ring that targeted Native American lands for...
May 28, 2015 - 9:58pm
41 indicted in multi-state drug trafficking ring
MINNEAPOLIS — U.S. District Attorney Andrew Luger announced Thursday the indictment of 41 members of a multi-state drug trafficking ring that...
May 28, 2015 - 8:51pm
April 23, 2015
Senate approves human trafficking bill by 99-0 vote
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Wednesday unanimously approved legislation increasing penalties and cracking down on human traffickers and taking steps to stop the exploitation of children — an effort in which this region’s two women senators — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.,...
April 23, 2015 - 7:43pm
March 18, 2015
Klobuchar aide knew of provision that stalled trafficking bill
An aide to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar knew about a controversial provision, but did not tell her boss, in a now-stalled bill fighting human trafficking that nearly has brought Senate work to a halt. Wednesday’s revelation was about a measure that put the brakes on what had been...
March 18, 2015 - 8:50pm
March 13, 2015
Politics mires bipartisan anti-trafficking bill
WASHINGTON — It should have been easy. A U.S. Senate bill aimed at combating human trafficking with sponsors from both parties, including Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas and Minnesota’s Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar, passed out of committee unanimously and looked set for...
March 13, 2015 - 9:46pm
February 20, 2015
Man accused of trafficking girls 12, 16 in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — A 34-year-old man is charged with sex trafficking in Minnesota’s U.S. District Court for allegedly recruiting two girls from the Rochester area and forcing them into prostitution. Lee Andrew Paul was indicted this week with sex trafficking of a minor for allegations...
February 20, 2015 - 9:51pm
October 8, 2013
International expert visits Worthington for presentation on human trafficking
By Gretchen O'Donnell WORTHINGTON — A standing-room-only crowd filled the conference room at the University of Minnesota Extension offices...
October 8, 2013 - 10:31pm
August 15, 2013
Human trafficking widespread
Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on human trafficking. Part II will be published on Saturday. WORTHINGTON — Webster’s Dictionary defines human trafficking as organized criminal activity in which human beings are treated as possessions to be controlled...
August 15, 2013 - 10:51pm