The Cook County Sheriff’s Police told them they were coming. The agency took an ad out on Backpage.com and warned it was “investigating and arresting” human sex traffickers and those who enable them by answering escort ads. “They still did it,” Sheriff Tom Dart said. “We knew they would.”
Police in eight states participated in prostitution stings over the past 10 days, coordinated by Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.
Police busted 33 people who allegedly arranged encounters with prostitutes at local hotels near southwest suburban Joliet.