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Thursday September 19th, 2019 :: 11:58 a.m. PDT

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The Human Trafficking Task Force conducted a John operation arresting 4 adult males for solicitation of prostitution

DATE/TIME: September 18, 2019/12:00pm
 
INCIDENT: Solicitation for Prostitution
 
LOCATION: 1000 Block of G St. San Bernardino
 
SUSPECT(S): Four male adult suspects, ranging in age from 20 -50 years of age and all residents of San Bernardino County.
 

SUMMARY: On Wednesday, September 18,  2019, at about 12:00 pm, the San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Force, in a combined effort with officers from the San Bernardino Police Department's Central District Resource officers, conducted a street-level "John" operation. The operation is part of an ongoing effort through heavy presence and enforcement to suppress Human Trafficking/prostitution throughout the communities of San Bernardino County, by targeting purchasers "Johns". During the operation, an undercover officer was deployed in the area to pose as a prostitute. While in the area, the officer was approached and solicited for acts of prostitution by several male suspects, resulting in their arrests for violation of PC 647(b)- Solicitation for Prostitution.
 
The San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Force is made up of investigators from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office, San Bernardino Police Department, Ontario Police Department, Redlands Police Department, California State Parole, Office of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
 
Community involvement plays an integral part in the fight against Human Trafficking, and law enforcement appreciates and encourages the assistance and information provided by the public. Anyone wishing to report activities or concerns related to Human Trafficking to the San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Force can do so directly by calling (909) 387-8400 or by email at humantrafficking@sbcsd.org. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME or you may leave the information on the WE-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.
 
 
 
Refer:                     Det. E. Green/Det. K. Hernandez
 
Station:                  San Bernardino County Human Trafficking Task Force
 
Phone No.             (909) 387-8400
 
Case No.                621900271
 
JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department                 
 

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