MARTINEZ — Two Danville residents accused of luring prospective models and makeup artists into a multistate, forced-sex labor ring were indicted on numerous felony charges after a Contra Costa County grand jury reviewed the case against them, authorities announced Monday…

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Howard County police arrested a California man and charged him with human trafficking involving two women from Arkansas.

Charlton Jeanpierre, 39, of Hayward, California, has been charged with multiple counts of human trafficking and prostitution. He is being held at the Howard County Detention Center on $500,000 bond…

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SAN FRANCISCO – Today, District Attorney George Gascón announced that late yesterday afternoon a jury found Jamar Geeter, age 28, of San Francisco, guilty of 16 felonies including human trafficking, rape, forcible oral copulation, and pimping and pandering. The crimes were connected with two reported missing children, who were 14 and 16 year old girls at the time of their victimization. This year-long investigation culminated in a two month trial. Mr. Geeter faces 150 years to life in state prison.

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