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January 2, 2018
Kathy Woxland, victim services coordinator with the Washington County Attorney's Office, helped consult Citizens Against Sex Trafficking, a new organization led by Oakdale resident John Larson. Maureen McMullen / Rivertown Multimedia
Group seeks to empower community to tackle human trafficking
January 2, 2018 - 8:59am
December 22, 2017
Ricky Arlen Turner Jr.
Accused leader of 'large-scale' sex trafficking operation receives 14 years in prison
December 22, 2017 - 11:18am
October 14, 2017
Dustin Heichert
Second Hudson man sentenced for Woodbury trafficking bust
October 14, 2017 - 8:20pm
October 10, 2017
Second man sentenced to probation in minor sex sting in Washington County
October 10, 2017 - 8:45am
October 6, 2017
Washington County announced their new campaign "Speak Up" Sept. 28. The initiative partners County Public Health with county and law enforcement agencies to offer hotels training on how to recognize sex trafficking victims. Maureen McMullen / Washington County
Washington County launches campaign training hotels to recognize sex trafficking victims
October 6, 2017 - 8:45am
September 14, 2017
Top row (from left): Kyle Bracken, Kao Chang and Gary Infante. Bottom row (from left): Mark Kislowski and Mark Priorier. Photos courtesy Washington County Jail
Five men accused of soliciting children for sex in Woodbury
September 14, 2017 - 10:06am
September 6, 2017
Shaun Maubach
Maubach sentenced to 19 years on sex trafficking charges
September 6, 2017 - 2:08pm
August 22, 2017
Ernest Dohbila
Woodbury man gets two years of probation in minor sex sting
August 22, 2017 - 8:45am
August 2, 2017
Lauren Martin, lead author of a recently released report on sex buying in Minnesota, discusses her team's findings Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2017 in Minneapolis. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Service
New report surveys sex-buying habits in Minnesota. Level of demand shocks law enforcement.
August 2, 2017 - 11:14am
July 7, 2017
Tyree Jones (Photo courtesy Washington County sheriff’s office)
Jones pleads guilty to Woodbury sex trafficking charges
July 7, 2017 - 8:00am
July 3, 2017
Shaun Maubach
Woodbury arrest leads to sex trafficking charges of Mahtomedi man
July 3, 2017 - 1:22pm
June 30, 2017
Courtesy of Jerry Rice.
Sex trafficking problem inspires Prescott author to finish 'Raven Avenging'
June 30, 2017 - 9:38am
April 4, 2017
Imran Ali, director of the Washington County major crimes unit, describes an invesigtation that led to the bust of an alleged sex trafficking ring. Ali spoke at a news conference Wednesday in St. Paul. Ramsey County Attorney John Choi (left) worked with Washington County Attorney Pete Orput (right), who led the investigation. RiverTown Multimedia photo by William Loeffler
Prosecutors: Sex trafficking ring spanned 29 states, reached Cottage Grove and other Twin Cities suburbs
April 4, 2017 - 4:01pm
March 8, 2017
Brian Kersten
St. Croix County veterinarian sentenced in Minn. sex-trafficking case
March 8, 2017 - 2:04pm
January 16, 2017
Washington County officials: Sex site shutdown sends traffickers elsewhere
January 16, 2017 - 10:21am