Arrest made in Illinois sex trafficking incident

Iola police arrested a Nevada man on March 17 in connection with a sex trafficking incident.


March 29, 2024 - 3:15 PM

A Nevada man was arrested in Iola in connection with a suspected sex trafficking incident that began in Illinois.

Iola police arrested Martin B. Gillen, age 26 of Mesquite, Nev., at 9:18 a.m. March 17 in the 600 block of Miller Road.

Gillen was suspected on charges of rape, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault, criminal threat and aggravated human trafficking.

The victim was reported as a 20-year-old female who had been reported missing in Illinois.

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