Antioch is a city of approximately 100,000 residents, located in San Francisco Bay area near Stockton, California. The city has well-known prostitution and sex trafficking problems, particularly in hotels and motels. which generate complaints to police. Local law enforcement agencies have participated in FBI’s Operation Innocence Lost investigations.
- Antioch Police Department
- Alameda County Sheriff’s Office
- Sex Trafficking in the Area:
- Background on Prostitution in the Area:
- “East Bay Roundup”, Contra Costa Times, March 2 2005.
- “Pregnant Woman Suspected of Pimping”, Contra Costa Times, September 25 2005.
- “Undercover Police Arrest Six for Prostitution, Pimping”, Vallejo Times-Herald, November 18 2006.
- “Two Vallejo Men Arrested in Antioch Prostitution Sting”, Vallejo Times-Herald, September 15 2007.
- “Prostitution Sting”, Antioch Press, September 19 2007.
- “Alleged Pimp, Prostitute Arrested for Online Ads”, ABC/KGO-TV 7, April 25 2008.
- “Vallejo Woman Busted in Prostitution Sting”, Vallejo Times-Herald, May 18 2008.
- “Seven Arrests in Antioch Prostitution Sting”, Contra Costa Times, October 17 2008.
- “Antioch Police Calls”, Oakland Tribune, August 5 2009.