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We look forward to helping you achieve your goals in recovery and health. Both are simple misdemeanors, and most cases end with a fine, if the accused even shows up to court. When her organization was formed in the early 1990s, she said, most prostitutes worked on the street and were dependent on pimps to secure territory. The organization is collaborating with Fairfax police and a state-federal task force to provide victim services in Northern Virginia. A full accounting of cases from Fairfax County was not immediately available, but from March to mid-July, police made 18 arrests for prostitution-related activities. The prostitutes with him during his arrest, who prosecutors said would not testify because they were too afraid, were also charged and found guilty. For a list of insurance companies that we are providers for, see.
Bradley Myles, executive director of the Polaris Project, which fights trafficking, said that not all prostitutes have been forced or coerced into the trade but that many independent operators were first brought into it by a pimp. In Alexandria, most of the arrests occur at hotels along Interstate 395 and Route 1, which police said make it easy for prostitutes to travel south through Virginia into North Carolina or north into the District. Each of those cases involved Backpage. Another arrested this year pleaded guilty and given a suspended sentence. Claims must be pre-authorized and come with a doctor's referral.
. Clay, who supports decriminalization, says she has never heard a sex worker say that an arrest helped her leave the business. Last year, there were only two similar cases. In 2013, that figure rose to 32. In Arlington, the activity is centered largely on hotels around Crystal City, Ballston and Rosslyn. Some women even list the nearby roads in their ads.
In Alexandria, according to court papers, 27 alleged prostitutes and five alleged pimps have been arrested in hotels or apartments. Kip Malcolm of the Arlington County Police Department. Most of the arrested women had posted ads in the escorts section of Backpage. One arrested girl was 16 years old. August 15, 2014 Women posting sex ads online in Northern Virginia are increasingly likely these days to be met by a cop instead of a customer.
In 2012, Arlington arrested 18 women on prostitution charges. Halfway through this year, there have already been 26 arrests. Authorities say they have seen an uptick in prostitution at area hotels and are increasingly using stings to target the women. At a preliminary hearing for Franklin, prosecutors invoked human trafficking. . . .
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