An aide of former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has been arrested for working a human trafficking ring in California.
Police confirmed Wednesday that one of many males arrested as a part of Operation Reclaim and Rebuild was Daniel Pellisier – former advisor to Schwarzenegger who oversaw California’s Pure Assets and Environmental Safety businesses.
Latimes.com stories: He later turned president of an advocacy group referred to as California Pension Reform.
Citrus Heights police used the web and different ways, together with undercover operations, to make 10 arrests. The arrests have been for prostitution and probation violations, in addition to felony and misdemeanor warrant arrests, the Police Division stated in a press release.
“Our efforts have been centered on figuring out and arresting the ‘pimps’ (those that have been coordinating the providers of victims) and ‘johns’ (these looking for to make the most of these victims) and rescuing the victims of human trafficking,” police stated. “The town of Citrus Heights and the neighborhood of Citrus Heights don’t tolerate human trafficking and can proceed to detect, deter, and maintain these accountable for his or her involvement in prostitution and victimizing others.”
Different arrested “johns” included 39-year-old Hamel Yan of Elk Grove; 19-year-old Darrick Chavis of Vacaville; and 42-year-old Steven Birdsong of Antelope.