After the successful sex trafficking crackdown last week, Las Vegas police said plans to combat sex trafficking during the Super Bowl will be announced soon.
The alleged victim said that over two days, the man beat her, “set her hair on fire,” sexually assaulted her and “used his cell phone to record her,” according to police.
The quarterly registration checks on offenders were conducted by several valley law enforcement agencies.
Benito Garcia-Morales, 42, was arrested after he allegedly agreed to meet who he thought was a 15-year-old juvenile for sex.
Colby Olen committed an additional felony offense while on release, the Department of Justice said.
A woman who says she was sex trafficked at a Motel 6 just off the Strip has alleged in a federal lawsuit that the property’s owner-operator did nothing to stop the crimes against her.
A Las Vegas man was arrested in Henderson on suspicion of using an online chat application to lure a child to a city park for sex, police said.
A multi-agency operation targeting online child sex predators led to 17 arrests recently, including a Clark County prosecutor.
Tanner Castro, a deputy district attorney, faces charges of luring or attempting to lure a child or mentally ill person with use of computer technology to engage in sexual conduct and attempted statuary sexual seduction by a person over 21, according to the Henderson Justice Court website.
Those taken during the sweep included 24 men and one woman on suspicion of crimes such as domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse of an older person.
A former employee at a youth psychiatric facility has pleaded guilty to child abuse involving sexual abuse and sexual conduct with children.
Mohamed Muhina, 28, pleaded guilty in November to one count of sexual exploitation of children.
An employee at a North Las Vegas high school was arrested Tuesday.
“A lot of victims don’t recognize themselves as victims,” survivor Jessica Kay said. “That is something that we see often when doing this work.”
Anyone who may have been a victim or has information about the crime is urged to contact the North Las Vegas Police Department