37 arrested in West Texas human trafficking sting operation

MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) - Nearly 40 people have been arrested following a human trafficking investigation that took place this month.

Officials say the investigation was involving adults soliciting under age children through various internet websites.

In total, local and federal authorities have made 37 arrests in connection with the DPS-led investigation

Charges range from online solicitation of a minor, prostitution – solicit person under the age of 18, prostitution, promotion of prostitution, sexual performance of a minor, and distribution of Harmful material to a minor.

Midland County District Attorney Laura Nodolf, along with representatives from various law enforcement agencies are set to discuss the specifics of the investigation Friday at 10:00 a.m.

 

Article from YourBasin.com


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