Ten people were arrested in a human trafficking operation in San Joaquin County with the help of a Stockton business owner, according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office.
Two people - an adult female and a juvenile female - were rescued in the effort to combat online sex trafficking on the first day they were forced into sex against their will, according to the sheriff’s office.
The name of, or the role played by, the area business owner was not given.
Law enforcement contacted more than 125 people over the internet in the operation. The arrests happened on March 3 in an unincorporated area of San Joaquin County.