15 People Arrested in Malheur County Undercover Prostitution Bust

Fifteen people were arrested in Malheur County in connection with an undercover sex trafficking operation.

According to a press release, an undercover operation took place with investigators posting online ads to “known sex trafficking websites.”

The Malheur County Sheriff’s Office says those who were arrested contacted undercover officers to arrange sexual acts for money and were arrested at a hotel in Ontario.

Eleven men were arrested on charges of commercial sexual solicitation while three women were arrested for prostitution.