Monday, May 21, 2007

Las Vegas: Brothel Bust in Million $ Neighborhood

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA -- Metro vice officers raid an alleged brothel in a million-dollar neighborhood overnight. And tonight, police are investigating whether the women inside may be victims of human trafficking.

On the heels of a lengthy prostitution investigation known as "Operation Doll House," Metro vice officers have raided 10 suspected brothels in the last few weeks. They tell the I-Team that the one last night in a half-million-dollar home appears to be the largest operation.

Metro investigators said that when they searched the house near Rainbow and Oakey, they found a suspected prostitute and "john" engaged. The home, they say, had all the hallmarks of a brothel -- a bed in every room, condoms, timers and lots of cash. Passports found inside indicate the men and women all came from Asia. Police arrested two people on prostitution charges..

READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT LasVegasNow.com

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