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Wisconsin man faces federal charges for N.D. human trafficking case

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A Wisconsin man faces federal charges for allegedly drugging women and bringing them to work as prostitutes in North Dakota, where he’s accused of using heroin and force to hold them against their will.

Levell Lee Durr, 31, who had …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wisconsin man faces federal charges for N.D. human trafficking case

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A Wisconsin man faces federal charges for allegedly drugging women and bringing them to work as prostitutes in North Dakota, where he’s accused of using heroin and force to hold them against their will.

Levell Lee Durr, 31, who had …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Heitkamp: Ending trafficking, from ND to Nigeria

May 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last month, hundreds of young girls in Nigeria were doing what North Dakota children do every day: sitting in their classroom, learning the skills necessary to move forward in life. Tragically, more than 300 of them were then kidnapped, with terroris…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sex trafficking has growing presence in Oil Patch, experts say

May 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Katherine Lymn
klymn@thedickinsonpress.com
WILLISTON — The trafficking of women and girls as young as pre-teens is a growing problem in the Oil Patch, where law enforcement are dealing with a new kind of monster and advocates say resources are…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SD panel OKs bill on human trafficking

February 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE — One of three bills regarding human trafficking passed the South Dakota House Judiciary Committee on Friday, a measure that would help victims sue their perpetrators.

The two rejected measures doubled efforts already in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD panel OKs bill on human trafficking

February 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE — One of three bills regarding human trafficking passed the South Dakota House Judiciary Committee on Friday, a measure that would help victims sue their perpetrators.

The two rejected measures doubled efforts already in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Missouri man accused of prostituting woman from China at Bismarck hotel

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A Missouri man is accused of prostituting his 41-year-old wife from China at a Bismarck hotel.
Marvin Rex Lord, 67, of Festus, Mo., was arrested Thursday and charged Friday in Burleigh County District Court with facilitation of prostitu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Missouri man accused of prostituting woman from China at Bismarck hotel

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A Missouri man is accused of prostituting his 41-year-old wife from China at a Bismarck hotel.
Marvin Rex Lord, 67, of Festus, Mo., was arrested Thursday and charged Friday in Burleigh County District Court with facilitation of prostitu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bill would boost efforts to fight child sex trafficking

January 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Heidi Heitkamp are gearing up to tackle child sex trafficking — a horrifying and growing concern for Fargo-Moorhead leaders.
Local law enforcement officials say they know minors are brought into Fargo-Moorhead fro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bill would boost efforts to fight child sex trafficking

January 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Heidi Heitkamp are gearing up to tackle child sex trafficking — a horrifying and growing concern for Fargo-Moorhead leaders.
Local law enforcement officials say they know minors are brought into Fargo-Moorhead fro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com