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 […]
Police and Federal Agencies across Arizona came together in a coordinated sting that resulted in 40 arrests.
Chandler police arrested Devon Raj Sharma, 26 on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor and sex trafficking among other charges on September 18 after serving a search warrant at his home. Evidence linking him to multiple crimes was discovered on his electronic devices during the investigation. Police say the investigation began on July 20 […]
Lovie Smith’s son, Mikal Smith, arrested in Chandler for running alleged prostitution ring The Arizona Attorney General’s Office says Mikal Lee Smith, the son of ex-NFL coach Lovie Smith and former University of Arizona player, has been arrested in Chandler, accused of running a prostitution ring. According to a release, between December 2018 and September […]
Arrested for Child Sex Trafficking.
Police said he has two previous convictions for child sex trafficking and aggravated luring.
Operation Silent Predator was an undercover operation targeting the demand for child sex crimes and human trafficking.
D.O.B: 9/3/1967 (1) Count of LURING A MINOR FOR SEXUAL EXPLOITATION Booking Date: 02/13/2019 Booking Number: T527916