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 […]
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.
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 […]
California man arrested for child sex trafficking in Scottsdale A California man has been arrested on suspicion of sex trafficking involving an underage girl, court records show. Prentice Ray Thomas, 42, was arrested at a Motel 6 in Scottsdale on April 17. Police were called to a motel in Scottsdale on the afternoon of April […]
Scottsdale police arrested a Cave Creek 2nd grade teacher for attempting to lure children on a cell-phone based dating app.
A 64-year-old Scottsdale man faces 3 felony charges of sex trafficking for his relationship with a 16-year-old girl. He’s also accused of trying to get her to have sex with some of his friends. Read the full story on AZfamily D.O.B: 8/23/1954 (1) Count of CHILD PROSTITUTION TRANSPORTATION Booking Date: 03/05/2019 Booking Number: T532692