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Multiple Brown County agencies arrest 15 people in nationwide child sex trafficking operation

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Posted at 8:21 AM, Oct 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-17 13:21:35-04

Participating law enforcement agencies plan to address the Child Sexd Trafficking arrests during a Tuesday morning news conference.

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Brown County, WI -- Multiple Brown County agencies arrested 15 people in a nationwide child sex trafficking operation. 

The nationwide operation took place during the week of October 10th.

Multiple Brown County Agencies took part in the operation to identify individuals involved in sex trafficking adults and minors. 

The agencies involved include the Brown County Sheriff's Office, Green Bay Police Department, Ashwaubenon Public Safety, De Pere Police Department and FBI-Milwaukee. 

The agencies made 15 arrests during the operation. The arrests included charges of trafficking of a child, child enticement, prostitution, possession of methamphetamine and use of a computer to facilitate child sex crimes. 

Brown County Sheriff's deputies say all of the agencies involved will continue to work together to protect children and residents of Brown County from individuals involved in child sex trafficking.