SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Nearly 50 arrests have been made in a Sacramento-area human trafficking sting.
According to the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office, multiple agencies worked on street and hotel sting operations between September and mid-November.READ MORE: After 43 Days On The Run, The Woman Accused Of Killing An Elite San Francisco Cyclist Was Captured In Costa Rica
Officials arrested 46 individuals for soliciting prostitution and human trafficking. If convicted, those individuals could face a maximum penalty of 180 days in county jail and could be ordered to stay away from known “stroll” areas.READ MORE: Getting Answers: What Do Increased Releases From Folsom Dam Mean For Region's Water Levels?
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This operation was the fourth-annual countywide sting operation aimed at “reducing the demand side of human trafficking by targeting sex buyers.” DA Anne Marie Schubert led the effort to organize the operation along with the Sacramento Together Against Human Trafficking Coalition, which is made up of more than 30 organizations, law enforcement, and public agencies.