Sex Trafficking Unit Undercover Missions Net 18 Arrests for Prostitution

The Portland Police Bureau's Sex Trafficking Unit has conducted two recent missions to address online sex trafficking.

Investigators used online ads on an escort pages where men contacted police decoys to pay for sexual acts. Investigators were assisted by Portland area hotels as part of this effort to combat sex trafficking.

For investigative reasons, the Police Bureau does not want to share the specific website or ad text publicly.

A total of 18 men were arrested during this effort and were charged with Prostitution. All were given criminal citations to appear in court.

The names of those arrested are listed at the link!

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