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Hillsborough Sheriff: 5-month human trafficking investigation is done

Monday morning, Sheriff Chad Chronister will announce the results.
In this file photo, Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister is announcing arrests in a sting operation that targeted unlicensed contractors. [Times (2018)]
In this file photo, Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister is announcing arrests in a sting operation that targeted unlicensed contractors. [Times (2018)]
Published Nov. 18

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies have been working for almost half a year on a human trafficking sting.

Monday morning, Sheriff Chad Chronister will announce the results.

According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, Chronister will fill the public in on the details at 9:30 a.m. from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Operations Center located at 2008 E 8th Ave in Tampa. The sheriff’s office will play videos shot during the operation at Monday’s news conference.

The undercover operation ran from June through November. It resulted in more than 100 arrests, the release said.

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