Houston, TX – The Houston Police Department announced that on Thursday night, 29 people were rescued from what appears to be a human trafficking operation. Police said that they were called to 4800 Raven Ridge to investigate a report of a man running down the street in his underwear. When they contacted the man, he told police that he and several others were being held against their will.
The man led police to the home he was held at nearby, where police located 27 other males and one other female inside the house, all in their underwear. Reportedly, the people found were from Mexico, Cuba, Honduras, and El Salvador and were picked up in Brownsville and brought to [...]
Anaheim, CA – A man was shot and wounded by Anaheim Police on Monday morning as officers were conducting a ransom and human trafficking investigation.
Police initially responded to the location at about 11:30 PM on Sunday after a family member called police and told them their relative was a victim of human trafficking. The family member alleged the suspects smuggled undocumented immigrants into the United States and then held them for ransom inside an apartment near Syracuse Street and Lincoln Avenue in Anaheim.
Anaheim Police Sgt. Shane Carringer stated units arrived and placed the location under surveillance. At around 6:00 AM a man approached officers and [...]