Nine arrested in Ocean City prostitution, human trafficking bust

Drugs, cash, car seized during joint operation

1:43 PM EDT May 25, 2016

Nine people were arrested as part of a human trafficking prostitution bust as part of a joint operation between the Ocean City Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations.

Nine people were arrested as part of a human trafficking prostitution bust as part of a joint operation between the Ocean City Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations.

OCEAN CITY, Md. —Nine people were arrested in a human trafficking and prostitution bust as part of a joint operation between the Ocean City Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations.

The arrests occurred between May 19 and 20, and the investigation also included assistance from the Worcester County Bureau of Investigations, Maryland State Police and Berlin Police Department.

Police said detectives also executed search warrants at area hotels resulting in the seizure of $1,850, a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS, heroin, cocaine, Suboxone, marijuana, hash oil, two additional prescription stimulants and drug paraphernalia...