Brooke Santiago and Derrick Newman arrested for sex trafficking a minor in Casa Grande extended stay hotels. The Casa Grande Police Department arrested 39 year-old Brooke Santiago and 28 year-old Derrick Newman during an operation initiated by a domestic disturbance tip from Siegel Select Extended Stay on Cacheris Court in Casa Grande. The mother, Santiago […]
A Rio Salado head swim coach and swim coach for Chandler School District took his own life following his arrest for child sex-trafficking counts. Chen was one of 18 buyers arrested as part of Operation Summer Project looking to reduce buyer demand for sex and hence reduce sex trafficing across the Valley. Chen was arrested […]
Over two days in August 2021 – Mesa Police made 18 arrests of buyers looking to engage in sexual acts in Mesa Arizona called Operation Summer Project.
Phoenix Police released an arresting officer’s body camera video when taking Rogers into custody on charges of child sex trafficking. According to Phoenix Police, Rogers had made arrangements to meet what he believed to be a 16 year old girl while she was home alone. Instead he was confronted by undercover police who took him […]
Elementary school custodial worker arrested by Scottsdale PD for attempting to lure minors online.
Police and Federal Agencies across Arizona came together in a coordinated sting that resulted in 40 arrests.
Apache Junction man arrested trying to pay $400 to a prostitute to help him find a 14 year old to rape and kill.
Gilbert man (27) pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation of minors in Montana. Joint investigation with Gilbert PD.
Arizona Department of Public Safety detectives led Operation Home Alone 2 that targeted sexual predators who attempted to lure underage children with the intent of engaging in sexual activity.
Alfonso Fierro a 25-year-old male contacted an undercover detective online, believing he was communicating with a child. Fierro drove to Scottsdale intending to meet this child for sexual contact where he was arrested by detectives. Fierro was booked for numerous felony offenses to include: Luring a minor for sexual exploitation, a class 3 felony Attempted […]