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Alaska police, FBI team up to combat child prostitution

...big of a deal. It is not 'pretty woman' syndrome at all. It is a huge part of the nightlife in Anchorage," Sgt. Kathy Lacey of the Anchorage Police Department said during a Tuesday meeting of the Children's Caucus at the Capitol. "People...
Police arrest 45 in Anchorage, Mat-Su sweep

...runaway girl and recovered two stolen guns, an illegal sawed-off shotgun and two stolen snowmachines. Anchorage Sgt. Kathy Lacey says officers also dismantled two marijuana grow operations and caught a suspected methamphetamine dealer. More than...
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Alaska sex-trafficking task force holds hearing

...Among the most vulnerable are chronic runaways whose own parents have quit looking for them, said Detective Sgt. Kathy Lacey, who heads the Anchorage Police Department's vice unit."Those kids are falling through the cracks," she told...
Sex traffickers targeting Native girls

...strangers, girls from remote villages are particularly vulnerable to sex-trade recruiters, said Goeden and Sgt. Kathy Lacey, supervisor for the Anchorage police vice unit. The investigators delivered a "Prostitution 101" Thursday to community...
Anchorage methadone clinic halts admissions

...second running drug of choice on this program. Right now, it is heroin and has been for the past three years." Sgt. Kathy Lacey, supervisor of the vice unit, agreed it's a huge problem. "It used to be that every prostitute that we arrested...
Sex trafficking bill overshadowed by oil taxes, but part of special session

...person under 20 years old into prostitution or inducing someone under their legal custody into prostitution.Sgt. Kathy Lacey, the detective in charge of the Anchorage Police Department Vice Unit, said that sex trafficking exists wherever there...
Alaska Digest

...captured a man suspected of choking and robbing a 30-year-old woman who was working as a prostitute on June 20. Sgt. Kathy Lacey, who heads the Anchorage police's special assignment unit, said police have held half a dozen sting operations this...
Anchorage police raid massage parlor and arrest 2 for prostitution

...ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police have raided a local massage parlor they say has operated as a front for prostitution. Sgt. Kathy Lacey said it's the sixth time since 2002 that police have caught employees at Tropic Massage on Tudor Road offering sex...


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