Sex Trafficking

Joseph Javon Dawson (credit: Casper Police Department)

Aurora Man Gets 10 Years For Sex Trafficking

A 30-year-old Colorado man who pleaded guilty to bringing an underage girl to Casper last year to prostitute her has been sentenced to 10 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release.

19 hours ago

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Lawmakers Want To Stop The ‘Foster Care To Prostitution’ Pipeline

State lawmakers say too many children in the child welfare system are disappearing for weeks at a time without anyone looking for them. They also say most of the children rescued from sex trafficking are in the foster system.

02/03/2015

Joe Avalos in court on Friday (credit: CBS)

Pimp Who Preyed On Young Teens Given 30 Year Sentence

An Arvada man who lured seven different young women into prostitution in exchange for meth will spend 30 years in prison.

01/23/2015

Ben Garland receiving the check on Wednesday (credit: DenverBroncos.com)

Broncos’ Ben Garland Receives $10,000 For His SoDE Solution Foundation

Denver Broncos guard Ben Garland, the team’s Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year, was presented with a $10,000 check from Nationwide Insurance on Wednesday to his SoDE Solution foundation.

01/10/2015

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Safe House For Women Escaping Sex Industry Operates On Very Small Budget

‘Tis the season for hope and holiday cheer, and one house in Denver encompasses that in its name — as well as on its walls.

12/20/2014

Ben Garland (credit: CBS)

Broncos’ Garland Named Team’s Walter Payton NFL Man Of The Year

For his efforts to assist low-income women in Cambodia and end sex-trafficking there, Denver Broncos guard Ben Garland has been named the team’s Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year.

12/04/2014

Christopher David Sullivan (credit: Jeffco Sheriff)

Carjacking & Sex Trafficking Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To 76 Counts

A carjacking and sex-trafficking suspect who led deputies on a wild crime spree last summer pleaded not guilty to dozens of charges in court on Monday.

12/01/2014

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Sex-Trafficking Lures Increasing In Denver, Officials Say

Denver has evolved into a breeding ground, officials say, for sex-traffickers who lure young runaways, often in exchange for drugs, into the underground business.

09/01/2014

An image of Christopher Sullivan's arrest from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

Alleged Carjacking Accomplice May Have Been Sex-Trafficking Victim

A 17-year-old girl accused of aiding in a wild carjacking spree in Jefferson County in July may have been the suspect’s sex-trafficking victim, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office said.

08/07/2014

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FBI Concerned About Sex Trafficking At Broncos Game

The FBI has been concerned with big sporting events bringing in sex traffickers exploiting women forced into prostitution.

01/17/2014

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