Monday, September 30, 2019

Freedom13 Presenting at JuST International Conference

Freedom13 Co-Director, Gene Hill, was chosen this year to be one of the speakers at the Just International Conference sponsored by Shared Hope. The Dangers of Social Media Now and in The Future--So Let’s Fix it! will be the title of his presentation.  Gene is available to speak to your organization on this important topic on how to keep our teens safe on the internet. ContactUs@Freedom13.org to schedule a date and time.

Sunday, July 21, 2019

PORT ORCHARD — A man convicted of exchanging sex for money with a 16-year-old runaway, and filming her, was sentenced earlier this month to seven years in prison.A woman accused of working as a prostitute and pimping the teen to the man was sentenced to more than nine years. Both Travis Shon Beach, 46, and Melissa Franchesca Johnson, 25, pleaded guilty to crimes stemming from encounters in 2017. (Kitsap Sun, July 21, 2019)

Friday, June 21, 2019

Four women arrested following months-long Kitsap County prostitution investigation


After a months-long investigation into alleged prostitution at Kitsap County massage businesses, officers on Thursday arrested four women. Kitsap County sheriff’s detectives served search warrants at four massage businesses in Bremerton, Silverdale, and Poulsbo. More arrests are anticipated, according to a statement from the office.

In addition to WestNet and sheriff’s office detectives, officers from Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Poulsbo Police Department, the state Department of Corrections, Washington State Patrol, the FBI and the Bremerton Police Department participated in the investigation and arrests. (Kitsap Sun, June 21, 2019)