SAN JOSE (CBS13) — Three men from Stockton have been arrested in San Jose on human trafficking charges, authorities say.
San Jose police say, back on July 9, officers took part in an undercover operation against human trafficking. During the operation, which took place at a San Jose hotel, police say three Stockon men dropped off a young woman to be prostituted.READ MORE: Witness Describes I-5 Shooting That Left Man With Life-Threatening Injuries In Sacramento
Officers then detained the men. A search of their vehicle uncovered two loaded guns, police say, and the three were arrested.READ MORE: 2 Tigers At Pittsburgh Zoo Test Positive For COVID-19
Police have identified the suspects as Jarren Meek, Markell Shelton and Mark Ramirez. All three are facing charges of pandering, possession of a concealed firearm in a vehicle, and possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle.
A total of four women who police say were forced into prostitution were rescued in the operation.MORE NEWS: Ceres Officers Arrest 2 Drivers, Impound Their Cars After Alleged Street Race
All three suspects have already posted bail, police say.