Information and News about Prostitution in Chesapeake County, Virginia

Prostitution sting results in seven arrests near Peppermill
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:27:30 -0800

RENO, Nev. -- Seven women were arrested after Reno Police carried out a prostitution sting. According to authorities, it took place on the 2700-block of South Virginia Street, right outside the Peppermill. The operation was done in connection with the Washoe County Health Department, and investigators from the Gaming and Control Board. ...

Virginia gets failing grade in human trafficking laws
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:10:26 -0800

Virginia was recently given a near-failing grade for its human trafficking legislation by an international legislative watchdog group that also claims Virginia is the only state in the U.S. without a specific human trafficking law code.

W.Va. business leaders help battle human trafficking
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:10:43 -0800

By Jenni Vincent The Journal CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - While statistics about human trafficking in West Virginia can be a little difficult to find, there are professionals in the state - as well as others who visit here - who deal with this type of crime and are actively working to eliminate it at the state, national and global levels. Shepherdstown resident Danielle Johnson, a global hotlines ...

A shelter in Roanoke opening for sex trafficking victims
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:33:04 -0800

According to Polaris Project, a sex trafficking victim is forced to have sex between 20 to 48 times a day on average.

Henrico masseuse accused of prostitution at West End spa
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:56:14 -0800

A Henrico massage parlor is under investigation after one of its therapists was arrested for prostitution.

Mexican man sentenced in Va. sex trafficking case
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:55:02 -0800

A federal judge in Virginia has sentenced a Mexican man to 17½ years in prison for bringing a teenager to the United States for prostitution.

Family reunited with lost photos
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:32:44 -0800

It was a picture perfect reunion. A family missing hundreds of their pictures for more than two years if finally reunited with their memories -- thanks to the help of a determined Naples woman and the Internet.

Couple arrested after reportedly committing sex crimes while baby was in the room
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 04:56:12 -0800

Two parents from New York face several charges in Virginia, after police say they were involved in sex crimes while a baby was in the room.

Couple arrested after reportedly committing sex crimes with baby in room
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 03:43:16 -0800

Two parents from New York face several charges in Virginia, after police say they were involved in sex crimes with a baby in the room.

Gaston County commissioners to consider resolution opposing same-sex marriage
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:24:20 -0800

Rulings by two federal judges against North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage are being appealed by legislative leaders.


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