A Sterling Heights man has pleaded guilty to recruiting a minor for commercial sexual activity.
Source: Michigan man pleads guilty to sex trafficking of 17-year-old | MLive.com
A 25-year-old New York man was sentenced to three to 10 years in connection with allegations of sex trafficking in Macomb and Oakland counties.
Source: Man sentenced to 3-10 years for sex trafficking in Macomb, Oakland counties
A Girls Court has been established in Michigan’s 17th Circuit Court. The goal is to do a better job of helping girls who are most at risk to return
Source: ‘Girls Court’ launched by Kent County Circuit Court | Michigan Radio
Amber Speed of Lansing is charged with 8 different felony counts related to running an underage human trafficking ring. Investigators say she was posting sex ads for herself and at least three other girls.
Source: Training helped trooper bust under age prostitution ring – Story
Woodall’s alleged human trafficking operation involved at least two young victims, including a 17-year-old
Source: Warren man charged with trafficking minors
A 40-year-old woman from Lansing is charged with eight felony charges in connection to human trafficking.
Source: Michigan woman facing multiple felony charges in human trafficking case – WXYZ.com
Darrick Bell allegedly controlled team of pimps and drug dealers who overtook the Victory Inn motel
Source: Feds: Killer ran Victory Inn brothel, is on the run
Police agencies say their approach to sex trafficking is changing with increasing awareness from high-profile cases.
Source: 15 arrests: Prostitution a year after Dunnings charged
Michigan is reportedly the only state in the US which has a law giving police immunity from prosecution if they have sex with prostitutes during an investigation. Bridgette Carr, a director of the Human Trafficking Clinic at the University of Michigan Law School, is now working with Representative Gary Glenn to draft a bill to get rid of the law.
Source: Michigan police can have sex with prostitutes during investigations – New bill proposes to ban this