Dominican Republic prostitution raid nets 16 Americans
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.- A total of 23 people were arrested, including 16 Americans, charged with people trafficking and prostitution, local media report.
During a raid on the El Choco sector of Sosua township n, Puerto Plata, police said it rescued 29 women, including minors.
Puerto Plata province Assistant DAs Osvaldo Bonilla and Kelmi Duncan headed the raid, accompanied by National Police agents and investigators.
Of the total arrested 15 are US citizens, 14 men and one woman.