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Human trafficking bust nets 64 arrests

The Turlock Police Department took part in the statewide Operation Rebuild and Reclaim that resulted in 64 arrests for human trafficking and other offenses.

In total, the statewide operation, which was conducted over seven days, led to the arrest of 450 individuals and the rescue of 39 victims, including 13 minors.

In Stanislaus County the operation was conducted Jan. 28 and Jan. 29.

The Turlock Special Investigations Unit made 13 of the 64 arrests. One arrest was of a man who solicited an undercover officer who was posing as an underage female for sexual acts. Another arrest was made of a man for sex crimes, weapon violations and illegal narcotics sales after he was found in possession of two firearms and a large amount of illegal narcotics.

The Turlock Police Department arrested the following individuals on suspicion of engaging in act of prostitution: Bernandette Estrada, 25, of Modesto; Charles Beede, 59, of Stockton; Briana Guerrero, 25, of Stockton; Abram Montes-De Oca, 32, of Ceres; Brock Correa, 41, of Modesto; Courtney Crist, 19, of Hayward; Nicole Oliviera, 31, of Stockton; and Alejandro Delgadillonunes, 38. Ricky Atwood, 32 years, of Modesto was arrested for loitering with intent to commit prostitution.

All of those arrests were made on Jan. 28 in the 4900 block of Sisk Road in Salida.

Additional arrests for engaging in act of prostitution were made by the Turlock Police Department on Jan. 29 in the 1800 block of Lander Avenue. Arrested were: Daniel Saravia, 29, of Patterson and Emiliano Olmos, 18 years, resident of Tracy.

Zennie Voorhies, 45 of Murphys was arrested in the 1800 block of Lander Avenue on charges of attempting to distribute harmful matter and communicating with a minor with intent to commit prohibited act.

Alex Salinas, 27, of Fresno was arrested in the 1800 block of Lander Avenue for possession for sales of a controlled substance, engaging in act of prostitution, carrying a concealed firearm, and carrying a concealed firearm not registered.

Other local agencies who participated were Patterson Police Services, Waterford Police Services, State Parole, Stanislaus County Probation, CSU Stanislaus Police Department, California Highway Patrol, Los Banos Police Department, Oakdale Police Department, Tracy Police Department, Stanislaus District Attorney’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations, Newman Police Department, Women’s Haven and Stanislaus County Adult Detention Deputies. There were over sixty members from these agencies and departments who worked together to combat Human Trafficking within Stanislaus County.