Long Beach human trafficking
Defendant Reginald Washington
A human trafficking investigation has led to the rescue of several female minors, and charges being filed against a male adult, with additional victims being sought.
The City of Long Beach in partnership with the Los Angeles County Probation Department, St. Mary Medical Center, and the Long Beach Human Trafficking Task Force held a Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) human trafficking awareness training, as part of the City’s Safe Long Beach My Sister’s Keeper awareness campaign.
On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, detectives from the Long Beach Police Department Vice Investigations Section arrested 38-year-old Long Beach resident Jeff Floyd Beadle for trafficking a 17-year-old girl and Friday, October 23, 2015, charges were filed.
A program created to assist human trafficking victims has led to the arrest of a human trafficking suspect, with subsequent charges being filed.
On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, Long Beach Police Vice detectives presented their case involving 23-year-old Leevi Matuni Maseuli of Long Beach to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office who filed the following charges: Human Trafficking with special allegations of use of a deadly weapon, personal infliction of great bodily injury, and benefiting a Criminal Street Gang.
Police seek help identifying these human sex trafficking suspects.
Human sex trafficking is the second largest international crime industry (behind illegal drugs) and reportedly generates profits of nearly $32 billion dollars each year.
A full-day educational forum on the growing—and shocking—problem of human trafficking will be held Friday, Sept. 26, from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, at the Health Enhancement Center on the campus of Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center, 1050 Linden Ave.
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The City of Long Beach and 6th District Councilman Dee Andrews is pleased to present the 6th District Budget Summit, 6:00 pm, on Tuesday, August 26th, at Ernest S.
The Long Beach Police Department participated in Operation Cross Country over the weekend, cracking down on human traffickers. Operation Cross Country is a nationwide four-day operation initiated by the Federal Bureau of Investigations in collaboration with state and local agencies to rescue victims of human trafficking and arrest the suspects who enslave them.
A defendant recently charged with multiple charges relating to human sex trafficking has been convicted and is now facing multiple years in prison.
The Long Beach Police Department has conducted an investigation, which resulted in the arrest of a male adult for a variety of charges related to human sex trafficking.
On February 3, 2014, at approximately 4:30 p.m., patrol officers responded to a call of a male chasing a female with a hammer in the area of 60th Street and Atlantic Avenue.