11 Men Facing Felony Charges as a Result of Kingsport Human Trafficking Operation

JOHNSON CITY – A youth leader, a coach, and a volunteer firefighter are among nearly a dozen men facing felony charges as part of a four-day human trafficking operation in Kingsport. Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation along with the Kingsport Police Department, 2nd Judicial District Drug Task Force, Sullivan County District Attorney’s … Continue reading 11 Men Facing Felony Charges as a Result of Kingsport Human Trafficking Operation

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Twelve Arrested in “Operation Someone Like Me” in Dyersburg

JACKSON – A two-day operation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Dyersburg Police Department, and Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the arrest of 12 men on prostitution-related and human trafficking charges. The Dyersburg operation, called “Operation Someone Like Me”, took place this week and focused on identifying potential victims of … Continue reading Twelve Arrested in “Operation Someone Like Me” in Dyersburg

42 Arrested in Memphis Human Trafficking Operation

MEMPHIS – A three-day operation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and partner agencies to combat human trafficking in Memphis has resulted in the arrest of 42 individuals on prostitution-related charges; 38 men and four women. Eight men responding to the ads tried to buy sex from a minor. The Memphis anti-trafficking … Continue reading 42 Arrested in Memphis Human Trafficking Operation

Eight Arrested in Morristown Human Trafficking Operation

KNOXVILLE – A two-day operation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Morristown Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the arrest of eight men on prostitution charges. The Morristown operation, called “Operation Someone Like Me”, took place last week and focused on identifying potential victims of human trafficking, while targeting … Continue reading Eight Arrested in Morristown Human Trafficking Operation

Eleven Indicted for Patronizing Prostitution from a Minor

*The information below has been updated from the initial release. NASHVILLE – An operation to combat human trafficking in Nashville, conducted by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and partner agencies, has resulted in the indictment of 11 men who are charged with patronizing prostitution from a person who is a minor. From … Continue reading Eleven Indicted for Patronizing Prostitution from a Minor

41 Arrested in Nashville Human Trafficking Operation

Ongoing Effort Continues To Highlight Demand For Underage Sex In Tennessee NASHVILLE – A three-day operation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and partner agencies to combat human trafficking in Nashville has resulted in the arrest of 41 individuals on prostitution-related charges; 34 men, six women and one juvenile. More than half … Continue reading 41 Arrested in Nashville Human Trafficking Operation

TBI Announces Results of Chattanooga Human Trafficking Operation

CHATTANOOGA – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced results of a two-part operation to combat human trafficking in Tennessee. “Operation Someone Like Me” was conducted in Chattanooga during four days in September and October and is the third operation of its kind in the state between the TBI and partner agencies to help identify, … Continue reading TBI Announces Results of Chattanooga Human Trafficking Operation