Three arrested for human trafficking in Brown County
9:54 AM, Jul 12, 2017
5:17 PM, Jul 12, 2017
BROWN COUNTY, Wis. - A man, woman and girl were arrested in Brown County on human trafficking charges after a lengthy two-day investigation.
On July 11 and 12, the Brown County Sheriff’s Office investigated information received that commercial sex trafficking and human trafficking was occurring in Brown County.
At this point, deputies say the case is still under investigation and not many details are being released
Also, court documents have not been filed, so the suspect's names are unknown.
Lt. Jim Valley with the Brown County Sheriff’s Office said parents should talk to children or anyone that might be vulnerable to people taking part in human trafficking. He said they've been working with victims to help stop the problem.
“Over time, we've developed that we really need to assist these types of victims and these crimes and understanding what is actually taking place. We also know this also adds to other crimes in the community,” said Lt. Valley.
Lt. Valley said if you see something -- or suspect someone might be taking part in human trafficking, call law enforcement.
The Brown County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Green Bay Police, De Pere Police and the Brown County Drug Task Force.
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