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Three men arrested in relation to human trafficking charges

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Posted at 1:23 PM, May 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-20 14:23:18-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Lincoln Police Department (LPD) says three suspects have been arrested after a joint human trafficking operation carried out by Lincoln and Omaha-area authorities.

LPD says these arrests were made:

  • 33-year-old Fernando Paz of Omaha was arrested for electronic child enticement after he communicated with an investigator online. The investigator posed as a 15 year old female and Paz agreed to travel to Lincoln to pay for sex with a 15 year old.

  • 49-year-old Matthew Turner of Lincoln was arrested for soliciting a prostitute.

  • 36 year old Terry Williams of Lincoln was arrested for pandering and tampering with physical evidence.

The operation was carried out by law enforcement from:

  • The Lincoln Police Department
  • Omaha Police Department
  • Douglas County Sheriff's office
  • Council Bluffs Police Department
  • The FBI