sex trafficking

Bill to Mandate Electronic Service Providers to Report Online Child Exploitation

Jun 02, 2023 at 03:48 pm by WGNS News

  U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.) introduced the Revising Existing Procedures on Reporting via Technology (REPORT) Act.This legislation w.... Read More

TBI: 11 Sex Trafficking Arrests + Asst. Police Chief Arrested, Non-Related

Mar 13, 2023 at 08:17 am by WGNS

(TENNESSEE) Less than four months ago, data from the TBI (Tennessee Bureau of Identification) showed that the Volunteer State is tops in the nation at reducing sex trafficking.... Read More

3-Persons Arrested by the MNPD in Sex Trafficking Case Now Federally Indicted

Nov 18, 2022 at 05:09 pm by WGNS News

(ANTIOCH, TN) A federal indictment was unsealed this week that charges three Nashville individuals in a sex trafficking and drug distribution conspiracy that operated from a h.... Read More

Tennessee TOPS In Curbing SEX TRAFFICKING

Nov 10, 2022 at 01:21 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) The Volunteer State is again in the positive spotlight for its comprehensive efforts in addressing sex trafficking. Tennessee is again ranked as best in the n.... Read More

12 Men Charged in Undercover Sex Trafficking Operation

Jun 13, 2022 at 06:10 pm by WGNS

A two-day undercover operation this past week by Human Trafficking detectives with the Metro Nashville Police Department and the TBI, resulted in the arrests of te.... Read More

3-Arrested in LaVergne / Antioch Area on Human Trafficking Indictment

Apr 04, 2022 at 07:44 am by WGNS

A human trafficking case is making the news, after three individuals were arrested near LaVergne Couchville Pike and J. Percy Priest Lake.The investigation took place over a t.... Read More

UPDATE: Man Sentenced 30-years for 2016 Sex-Trafficking of 12-year-old who was Rescued in Franklin, TN

Mar 07, 2022 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: A man who was arrested at a Franklin, Tennessee hotel with a 12-year-old girl he was reportedly trafficking for sex in 2016, has finally been sentenced. 42-Year-old Ta.... Read More

Blackburn, Durbin Introduce Bipartisan Eliminating Limits To Justice For Child Sex Abuse Victims Act

Nov 01, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure that survivors of child sex abuse a.... Read More

Subject arrested in Middle Tennessee and charged with trafficking for a commercial sex act

Nov 01, 2021 at 07:24 am by WGNS

Acting on information from the FBI, Metro Nashville Police Special Victims detectives arrested Charles E. Woods for allegedly trafficking two underage girls who ran away from.... Read More

3 of 17 Men Arrested in Undercover Sex Trafficking Operation from Rutherford County

Jun 28, 2021 at 02:06 pm by WGNS

Three Rutherford County men have been arrested during a two day undercover operation by Metro Nashville Police - Human Trafficking detectives.  The TBI and Home.... Read More

Human and sex trafficking training for those in the grooming and beauty industry and more from the Murfreesboro Police Department (Video)

Jun 04, 2021 at 12:17 pm by WGNS