Emergency sites for migrant children raising safety concerns

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The U.S. government has stopped taking immigrant teenagers to a converted camp for oilfield workers in West Texas as it faces questions about the safety of emergency sites it is quickly standing up to hold children crossing the southern border. The Associated Press has learned that the converted camp has faced […]

Texas Governor Abbott, other Republicans begin anti-human trafficking efforts, as Biden opens U.S.-Mexico border to crime wave

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Laredo and Dallas, March 18 – Since Joe Biden came into office, the United States has seen a dramatic spike in the number of people encountered by border officials, with 18,945 family members and 9,297 unaccompanied children encountered in February — an increase of 168% and 63% from the month […]

Texas Governor Abbott slams Biden on human trafficking crisis at Texas-Mexico border

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, March 16 – Governor Greg Abbott yesterday slammed President Joe Biden’s open border policy, which seems to welcome human trafficking across the Texas-Mexico border. Abbott said, “The Biden Administration’s reckless open border policies have created a humanitarian crisis for unaccompanied minors coming across the border. With no plan in […]

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office arrests 18 in human trafficking operation

Conroe, December 17 – On December 12th and 13th, 2019, members of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Organized Crime Unit completed a Human Trafficking and “Buyers of Illicit Sex” operation in the central Montgomery County area. As a result of that operation, 18 adult men were arrested and charged with Prostitution after agreeing to pay for […]

Sheriff’s Office stings Endurance Ogiemade, others for prostitution, human trafficking

Conroe, February 13 – “Operation Broken Heart” broke numerous human trafficking operations! Endurance Ogiemade is among those in custody for human trafficking and prostitution. On Monday February 11, 2019, and Tuesday February 12, 2019 the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Organized Crime Unit, Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, Houston Police Department Human Trafficking and Criminal Investigative […]

The Tragedy Of Human Trafficking, The Clear Solution: Part 2 Of 3, Poll Results, Defining Problem

Montgomery County, Texas, February 5 – On January 31, 2019, The Golden Hammer ran a reader poll, “The Tragedy Of —– ———–, The Clear Solution: Part 1 Of 3, A Reader Poll.” Two hundred and thirty-one people responded to the poll through this newspaper’s email address. As announced on “It’s Hammer Time” last Friday, February 1, […]

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, partners Complete “Operation Cross County” to fight human trafficking

Conroe, November 6 – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Human Trafficking Rescue Alliance (HTRA) and law enforcement partners from across the region, conducted a Human Trafficking prostitution and “John” sting from October 15th to October 30th, 2018. Detectives and agents from multiple agencies along with Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) worked in an […]

Sheriff’s Office and Law Enforcement Partners Arrest Human Trafficking Suspect

Conroe, April 6 – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), Organized Crime Unit, recently completed a five-month long investigation which led to the arrest of Juwan Davis for “Trafficking of Persons”.  Davis allegedly recruited both juveniles and adults from the Montgomery County area and forced them into a life of prostitution. On April 6, 2018, the […]