Police and Federal Agencies across Arizona came together in a coordinated sting that resulted in 40 arrests.
Robert Paul Avril was arrested by Scottsdale PD’s Human Exploitation and Trafficking Unit when speaking to undercover detectives online. Avril was detained at his work while chatting with a detective who he believed was a minor and he then engaged in a sexually explicit conversation where he shared images and videos of himself according to police.
Disgraced top civilian commander at Bagram Airbase Afghanistan is serving 17 years for sexually abusing his foster sons. In 2016 David Frodsham was arrested by Sierra Vista Police for leading a child sex abuse ring that posted child pornography to the internet including images of his adopted sons. Frodsham is currently serving a 17-year sentence […]
18 year old arrested for using Snapchat to sexually exploit Gilbert school minors
Phoenix man convicted and sentenced to 141.5 years on 11 counts of Child Sex Trafficking.
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.