DANVILLE – The Illinois State Police (ISP) arrested five individuals during an anti-human trafficking operation in the Danville area. Beginning on February 28th, 2024, the ISP Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Trafficking Enforcement Bureau conducted a two-day operation focused on identifying individuals seeking to engage in commercial sex acts.

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As a result of the operation, each of the following individuals were arrested and charged with Indecent Solicitation/Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse of a Child (Class 3 Felony), Traveling to Meet a Child (Class 3 Felony), and Solicitation to Meet a Child (Class 4 Felony). In addition to those charges, Wagoner was also charged with Possession of Methamphetamine - Less Than 5 Grams (Class 3 Felony).

· Salem K. Khan (37) – Cheektowaga, NY

· Brett A. Wright (42) – Danville, IL

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· Eric H. Schmidt (46) – Lisle,

· Andrew M. Cravens (44) – Danville, IL

· Bradley J. Wagoner (46) – Westville, IL

This operation was part of a multifaceted approach by ISP aimed at stopping human trafficking in Illinois. Participating in the operation with ISP were the Vermillion County MEG, East Central Illinois Task Force, Task Force 6 personnel and Homeland Security Investigations. The Vermillion County State’s Attorney’s Office also provided support for the operation.?

If you suspect human trafficking, contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888 or text *233733. For more information visit www.humantraffickinghotline.org. You can also email ISP.Crime.Tips@illinois.gov.

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