sex trafficking

Local moms marching against child sex trafficking

MEDFORD, Ore. – A nationwide outcry against child trafficking is being heard in the Rogue Valley.  Several residents in Northern California and Southern Oregon are putting on events this month to raise awareness. Human trafficking is a problem police say exists up …

Police call sex-trafficking arrest ‘rare’

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man and woman from Stockton, California are behind bars accused of sex trafficking a 15-year-old in Medford. Lucious Roy and Dawniel Santangelo were arrested Friday at the Motel 6 on Biddle Road. Medford Police say they got a call …

Bathroom posters that can save lives

MEDFORD, Ore. — The National Human Trafficking Hotline says they’ve had over 2,000 calls since 2007 in Oregon. And that number is expected to increase. That’s after a bill, which passed earlier this month, is requiring all rest stop bathrooms to post …

Local survivor praises new anti-sex trafficking law

Grants Pass, Ore.–  President Trump signed a bill Wednesday, aimed at putting a stop to sex trafficking in the United States. The bill, nicknamed “FOSTA” for “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act,” gives federal and state prosecutors the …