Maryland's war on sex and human trafficking

Prince George's County


 By Shertina J. Mack

Hollywood, MD - See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. This is what law enforcement agencies face as they attempt to battle one of the most hidden forms of organized crime--sex and human trafficking in Maryland. Over the past few years, sex and human trafficking has continually made headline news.

Wednesday Oct. 5, police spokeswoman Sherry Llewellyn said police got a tip about human trafficking and prostitution at the Jessup Red Roof Inn. After further investigation, detectives recognized the two women and were aware the hotel had been used for prostitution solicitation, police said. Suspects were identified as Prince Q. Torres and Anthony Kenneth Wilson...