pimping

Jury hears tale of ‘fear’ from second alleged victim in teen pimping case

Last Wednesday, jurors heard one alleged victim in a felony pimping and pandering case tell them that she was not controlled, nor coerced, into selling herself on behalf of Rosevil ...

Alleged victim testifies in Putnam and Thongsy trial

When the trial began for two people who allegedly pimped teenage girls in Roseville, Placer County Deputy District Attorney Stephanie Macumber warned the jury it would hear more ab ...

Trial begins for couple accused of ‘pimping’ teens in Roseville

After two and a half years of legal maneuvering, a trial began Tuesday morning for Stephen Putnam and Syla Thongsy — both facing felony charges of pimping and pandering teena ...

Case against pair charged with forced prostitution will stay in Roseville for now

U.S. attorneys in Sacramento may be considering a federal case against Stephen Putnam and Debra Thongsy for allegedly controlling a 15-year-old girl, sexually assaulting her, drugg ...

Man arrested for pimping

A Sacramento man was arrested Tuesday morning on suspicion of pimping a prostitute at a Roseville hotel. Efrain Aguilar, 27, was arrested after officers answered a Craigslist ad a ...