Tip Leads to Human Trafficking Arrest: Police

A New York City man is charged with human trafficking after county police traced an online sex ad to a Linthicum motel.

Anne Arundel, MD
By DEB BELT (Patch Staff) -  March 7, 2016 6:03 pm ET 

LINTHICUM, MD — An online ad for a prostitute led to human trafficking charges against a New York man and help for the woman involved in sex work, authorities say.

A tip about a possible human trafficking victim in the Linthicum area was received Thursday by Anne Arundel County Police. Thanks to the tip, detectives located an online ad in which the woman was featured for the purpose of prostitution.

The woman was later found in a hotel room and linked to prostitution activity...