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METRICH prostitution sweep targets 15 women, 15 men

METRICH targeted 15 men and 15 women in a prostitution operation Thursday stemming from Internet sites. By the end of the day, law enforcement had located 17 of the wanted persons and 13 are still at large. Authorities attempted to serve 30 arrest warrants for persons who were identified to be involved in prostitution or […]

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Sex trafficking arrests made in Bluffton

A Findlay resident was arrested for solicitation after the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office conducted an undercover operation in Bluffton on Wednesday. The sheriff’s office reported that Cody Goshe, of Findlay, was one of four people arrested as a result of the investigation. Brandi Millirans, of Lima, was arrested for prostitution; Cierra Miller, of Lima, was […]

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Prostitutes busted in stings in Liberty, Canfield

Nine women accused of prostitution are off the streets following a bust in Trumbull County. The sting operation happened on Wednesday. Liberty Township Police Chief Rich Tisone said the women advertised their services online. Officers with his department, along with several other agencies, acted as though they were customers and called the women to meet them at […]

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3 arrested in online prostitution sting

An online prostitution sting using ads on Craigslist and Backpage culminated in the arrests of three women. The sting, conducted Tuesday, focused on the ads for such services that are posted on those two websites, Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer said Wednesday afternoon in a prepared statement. "Unfortunately, we are seeing an increase in internet […]

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Suspects busted in prostitution crackdown appear in Austintown court

A coordinated effort by county and local law enforcement agencies nets seven arrests on charges of prostitution and drug-related activity. It was a pre-planned crackdown, that started with agents soliciting prostitution suspects to the Route 46, I-80 corridor. The Mahoning Valley Law Enforcement Task Force and the FBI conducted this planned operation Wednesday, with the […]

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