Phoenix PD

Sting Operation Take 16 Child Sex Traffickers Off The Streets

Authorities have arrested 16 suspects in Arizona in connection with child sex crimes and human trafficking. According to Phoenix Police, the department coordinated with other law enforcement agencies for “Operation Tangled Web,” an undercover operation targeting the “demand for child sex crimes and human trafficking.” In carrying out the operation, undercover detectives posted advertisements on […]

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Rape Victim Ordered To Pay $150,000 To Rapists Family

An Iowa teenage sex trafficking victim who stabbed her rapist to death was sentenced by a judge on Tuesday to five years of closely supervised probation and must pay $150,000 restitution to her abuser’s family. Pieper Lewis, 17, stabbed her abuser, 37-year-old Zachary Brooks, more than 30 times in June 2020. She was initially charged with first-degree […]

Tuscarawas County Jail

Father Confesses To Murdering Baby By Leaving In Hot Car

An Ohio dad reportedly confessed to leaving his baby son to die in a blazing-hot car as outside temperatures soared, after initially claiming the 14-month-old was alone just briefly. Landon Parrott, 19 — who first said he’d left the infant alone during a short bathroom trip — allegedly copped to the heinous move after cops […]

Milwaukee Police Dept.

Child Rapist Free On Bail Murders Ex-Girlfriend, Burns Down House

A Wisconsin man allegedly killed his ex-girlfriend just days after a judge denied a request from prosecutors to hold him in jail until his sentencing hearing, as he recently pleaded guilty to child sex charges. Ernest Terrell Blakney, 47, is being accused by prosecutors of killing his ex-girlfriend and setting his Milwaukee home on fire […]