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Task force arrests six men in human trafficking sting

Posted at 2:52 PM, Sep 16, 2019

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — The Lincoln Police Department says it has arrested six men during a human trafficking sting operation carried out with area law enforcement agencies.

They say two of the men, Trihung H. Huynh and Justin Sammons, were booked for "enticement by electronic device after agreeing to meet to have sex with a 15-year-old girl."

Four of the men, Cary, Khan, Briggs, and Valladares, were arrested for soliciting a prostitute. Briggs was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Valladares faces a drug charge for possession with intent to deliver more than 16 ounces of marijuana.

The official release from the Lincoln Police Department:

The Lincoln Police Department partnered with the FBI, Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Omaha Police Department, and the Nebraska State Patrol and for another Human Trafficking detail at a local hotel.During the detail, four women were contacted and were connected with advocates to determine if they were being trafficked and what resources they were in need of.
Six men were arrested.Two men, Huynh and Sammons, were arrested for enticement by electronic device after agreeing to meet to have sex with a 15-year-old girl.

Four men, Cary, Khan, Briggs, and Valladares, were arrested for soliciting a prostitute. Briggs was also arrested for possession of suspected methamphetamine. Valladares was also arrested for possession of over 16 oz of marijuana with intent to deliver and possession of suspected methamphetamine.
Trihung H. Huynh 12-10-1944 Enticement

Justin M. Sammons 01-30-1971 Enticement

Zachary L. Cary 02-24-1979 Solicit

Yousuf A. Khan 04-11-1976 Solicit

Devon Briggs 09-21-1993 Solicit

Angel A. Valladares 05-05-1990 Solicit