16 arrested in human trafficking investigation

Ponca City Now - May 19, 2015 9:35 am

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (AP) – Sixteen people have been arrested by Oklahoma City police as a result of an investigation into human trafficking.

Authorities said Monday that six people were arrested on complaints of offering to engage in prostitution and using a computer to violate state statutes. Four others were arrested for various complaints including aiding prostitution and human trafficking. A 17-year-old was arrested for two Tulsa County warrants and taken to the Berry House.

Police say one suspect was arrested for a warrant related to unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and four others were also arrested as a result of the investigation.

The investigation was conducted by the Oklahoma City Police Department’s Vice Enforcement Unit as well as state agencies.


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