LPD: Multiple sex trafficking arrests made in Lincoln

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — In November of 2020, investigators began a sex trafficking of children investigation that occurred at an apartment near N 56th and Holdrege.

During this investigation, officers with the Lincoln Police Department (LPD) interviewed two teens, ages 14- and 15-years-old. One of these teens disclosed that she had engaged in sexual acts with a man named Troy Springer on several occasions in exchange for money or drugs.

CRIME NEWS: LPD: Multiple sex trafficking arrests made in Lincoln

Springer was arrested on Sunday, April 18 of 2021 following a lengthy investigation.

According to LPD, Springer was setting up commercial sex acts for the juvenile victim and offered to manage her proceeds.

Two other men, identified as 32-year-old Luis Vasquez Chiquirin and 26-year-old Jose Hernandez Rivas, were also arrested in December of 2020 in connection to this investigation.

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