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Operation End of Summer: 28 Arrested on Human Trafficking Charges in Alamance County

Undercover officers arrested several people who either offered sex for money or tried to solicit sex, according to warrants.

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — Twenty-eight people were arrested on human trafficking-related charges in Alamance County in a matter of two days, Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson said during a press conference on Monday. 

Johnson says the arrests were part of Operation End of Summer -- a multi-jurisdiction effort to put an end to human trafficking and sex crimes from the Triad to the Triangle. The operation began Wednesday, September 18 and ended Friday, September 20. 

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According to arrest documents, many people were charged with either offering sex or soliciting sex from undercover officers. 

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Johnson says North Carolina is 8th in the nation for human trafficking, and Alamance County has a big problem with prostitution. He believes it should be a felony, rather than a misdemeanor. 

Homeland Security, Burlington Police, Winston-Salem Police, Mebane Police, and SBI assisted with the investigation. 

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