Mesa Police Department’s Human Exploitation and Trafficking (HEaT) Squad arrested Jason Vangundy for prostituting 16 and 17 year old girls out of valley hotels. Police said Jason Vangundy (37) met several teen girls through online apps, and went on to buy them cell phones to use to arrange sexual encounters. One victim told police that […]
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 after trying to sell teen for sex in Phoenix Booking Number: T650094Booking Date: 08/23/2020 Phoenix police say a woman was arrested after she tried arranging sex between a 16-year-old girl and an undercover detective. The alleged incident happened near 27th Avenue and Camelback Road Saturday night. Around 8 p.m., court […]
Arrested for Child Sex Trafficking.
Police said he has two previous convictions for child sex trafficking and aggravated luring.
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 […]
2 Las Vegas men face multiple charges in sex trafficking case Two men are facing sex trafficking charges after authorities said they brought a woman from Arizona to Las Vegas to perform acts of prostitution, then beat and robbed her when she failed to produce any income for them. A Las Vegas arrest report indicates […]
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Mesa soccer coach arrested for child sex trafficking in Tempe. Age: 28 A soccer coach in Mesa has been arrested for child sex trafficking. According to court documents, 28-year-old Felipe Pina is accused of soliciting two underage boys to pay off a debt. Pina is the owner of non-profit soccer organization, Got Free Soccer, which […]
D.O.B: 7/30/1989 (1) Count of INDUCING TO PROSTITUTION Booking Date: 03/04/2019 Booking Number: T532637