Thumbs up to the Malheur County Sheriff Department for bringing down a major sex-trafficking ring in Ontario.


The team is called The High Desert Task Force and teaming up with the Malheur County Sheriff Department was all they needed to send fifteen people to jail.


The following people were arrested for their involvement in one of the biggest ever sex-trafficking rings in our area:

Eric Lantz, 35, Ontario, OR, Hubert Anika, 44, Meridian, ID, Rodney Huggins, 52, Weiser, ID, Michael Woodland, 62, Homedale, ID, Misty Dawn Redding, 36, Ontario, OR, Ravonne Williams, 22, Reno, NV, Evelyn Young, 25, Sparks, NV, James Carlile, 18, Ontario, OR, Victor Strica, 31, Philadelphia, PA, Jason Danke, 29, Ontario, OR, Benjamin Lagrone, 42, Caldwell, ID, Ryan Novotny, 41, Fruitland, ID, Carlos Martinez, 20, Nampa, ID and Antonio Walker, 34, Las Vegas, NV.