SUMMIT COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - In 2013, the Summit County Sheriff's Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have conducted numerous investigative operations in regards to possible prostitution and human trafficking in Summit County. The investigation has included undercover operations where individuals were contacted through websites which advertised sexual services.
On November 6, one of the operations was conducted at a local hotel. This operation yielded 18 arrests of individuals from throughout Northeast Ohio.
So far, the investigation has netted 27 arrests. Some of the charges include soliciting, various drug charges, and compelling and promoting prostitution. The Sheriff's Office and F.B.I. will continue to collaborate to investigate prostitution and human trafficking in Summit County.
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