INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An Indianapolis man has been arrested for the alleged human trafficking of a 16-year-old runIaway girl.The suspect, 19-year-old Ledarreus Dean, was taken into custody as a result of an undercover prostitution investigation conducted by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department on Tuesday. Over the course of the investigation, IMPD officers say they observed Dean driving the teen to a meeting location in the 2900 block of N.
At the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s meeting in St. Louis last week, TAT deputy director, Kylla Lanier presented Chief David Lorenzen our first TAT Champion Award for a state agency to honor the work of the Iowa DOT Motor Vehicle Enforcement agency in the fight against human trafficking! “It’s a very humbling honor for the men and woman of Iowa Motor Vehicle Enforcement to receive this award,” Chief Lorenzen stated. “MVE staff
It doesn’t matter the time of day. With a pen and paper nearby, Beth Messick spends her free time scrolling through dozens of online advertisements for sex in the Greenville area, jotting down the names and phone numbers listed under nude photos. She has done it so often, she can recognize certain women by their tattoos and body shape. She focuses on girls who look young — too young —