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June 7, 2016
Target, trick, turn, traumatize: Forum educates about sex trafficking
A presentation offered to the Brainerd lakes area community Tuesday had a clear message: nothing about sex trafficking is as clear-cut as popular...
June 7, 2016 - 10:03pm
June 3, 2016
Public forum on sex trafficking scheduled
A public forum on sex trafficking in the Brainerd lakes area will take place Tuesday. The event will be 6-7:30 p.m. in the Crow Wing County Land Services Building, 322 Laurel St., in meeting rooms 1 and 2. Hosted by the Crow Wing County Attorney's Office, the forum will feature a...
June 3, 2016 - 9:52pm
May 4, 2016
Man forgoes trial, pleads guilty to prostitution solicitation
A 28-year-old Little Falls man charged in a law enforcement sting pleaded guilty to a gross misdemeanor last week for soliciting prostitution in a public place. Kevin Michael Desmet Groseclose, 28, was originally scheduled for a jury trial on April 25. Groseclose instead entered a...
May 4, 2016 - 10:20pm
April 26, 2016
Too close to home: Forum tackles sex trafficking in Brainerd lakes area
Key players in the fight against sex trafficking in the Brainerd lakes area told an audience Monday night they cannot be successful without the...
April 26, 2016 - 8:49am
April 21, 2016
CLC to host sex trafficking forum
Central Lakes College will host a discussion titled "Sex trafficking in the Brainerd lakes area" at 7 p.m. Monday in the Chalberg Theatre, Brainerd campus. The event is sponsored by the Gordon Rosenmeier Center for State and Local Government. It is free and open to the public. The...
April 21, 2016 - 6:15pm
April 6, 2016
4 plead guilty of solicitation sting charges; 4 to go to trial
Court appearances for four men charged with soliciting prostitution in law enforcement stings have ended with guilty pleas, while four others...
April 6, 2016 - 11:16am
March 7, 2016
Brainerd Area Landlord Association to meet
The Brainerd Area Landlord Association will meet at 1 p.m., Wednesday, at the Brainerd Police Station training/meeting room. The topic will be sex trafficking. Speakers will be Kathy Sauve and Megan Kath with Lutheran Social Service.
March 7, 2016 - 11:52pm
February 1, 2016
'Saving Grace' program launches: Foster home for youth sex trafficking survivors to open in Brainerd
Nearly five years ago, a presentation on youth sex trafficking inspired a group of advocates to form a coalition to address the problem locally...
February 1, 2016 - 8:06pm
January 21, 2016
St. Cloud man pleads guilty to sex trafficking
ST. CLOUD - A St. Cloud man has pleaded guilty to sex trafficking women and agreed to a sentence of more than 13 years in prison. Terrell Fields, 39, pleaded guilty last week to one count of engaging in the sex trafficking of an individual. He was scheduled to stand trial this week,...
January 21, 2016 - 4:29pm
December 29, 2015
No. 6: Stings shine light on sex trafficking
In May, a law enforcement operation resulting in charges against eight men for soliciting commercial sex at a Baxter hotel sent shock waves through...
December 29, 2015 - 11:41pm
December 17, 2015
3 plead guilty to prostitution sting charges
Three of the men facing gross misdemeanor charges for soliciting prostitution in a public place in Crow Wing County have pleaded guilty. Matthew...
December 17, 2015 - 10:45pm
2 arrested in Brainerd prostitution sting face charges
Two of the men arrested in a Brainerd prostitution sting operation in November were officially charged by the Crow Wing County Attorney's Office...
December 17, 2015 - 8:43am
November 24, 2015
Charges filed in Breezy prostitution sting
Two men arrested as part of a law enforcement prostitution operation conducted in October in Breezy Point are now officially facing charges. Roger...
November 24, 2015 - 8:07am
November 21, 2015
4 arrested in Brainerd prostitution sting
The first law enforcement prostitution sting operation in Brainerd and the fifth in Crow Wing County since May resulted in the arrests of four...
November 21, 2015 - 6:52pm
October 19, 2015
Sting nets 2 prostitution arrests in Breezy Point
BREEZY POINT - Area law enforcement agencies' focus on sex trafficking has shifted to the north. The Breezy Point Police Department announced...
October 19, 2015 - 10:37pm