Just five months into 2015, authorities report there have been two human trafficking stings in Williamson County, with 10 arrests and five victims rescued. Four of those arrested lived in Brentwood and three resided in Franklin -- now all face some varying charge related to human sex trafficking and prostitution.
JOHNSON CITY – A joint investigation involving the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Marshals Service and the Surgoinsville Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Morristown man who has been a fugitive for more than two weeks on outstanding warrants for violating the sex offender registry.
(NASHVILLE, TN) - July 1 marks the effective date of major laws enacted this past legislative session to keep Tennessee on the forefront of the nationwide campaign to fight human trafficking...
KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A Tennessee Highway Patrol officer made a traffic stop on Interstate 40 that led to an arrest of a man with an order for deportation and the recovery of a 19-year-old who may be the victim of human sex trafficking.
Nashville has a booming tourist trade, a robust economy, large-scale events that bring hundreds of thousands of new faces to town each year, and an enviable geographic position at the hub of multiple travel routes. Those factors make the city extremely enticing as a vacation and convention destination.
NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced results of a week-long operation to better understand and combat human trafficking in Tennessee.
Several arrests have been made in connection with a week-long human trafficking operation, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. End Slavery Tennessee's intervention team was on hand to offer aftercare services to victims as well.