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Bloods Gang Member Arrested for Sex Trafficking on Long Island: Police

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    • Police on Long Island say they have arrested a member of the Bloods gang on sex trafficking charges

    • Suffolk County police arrested 32-year-old Abiodum Adeleke at a Holiday Inn in Plainview on Friday

    • A three-month investigation revealed that Adeleke used violence and threats to force women into prostitution

    Police on Long Island say they have arrested a member of the Bloods gang on sex trafficking charges.

    Suffolk County police arrested 32-year-old Abiodum Adeleke at a Holiday Inn in Plainview on Friday. They say a three-month investigation revealed that Adeleke used violence and threats to force women into prostitution. They say he also gave the women drugs.

    Police say Adeleke is a confirmed member of the violent Bloods street gang.

    Adeleke, of Deer Park, was arrested on charges of sex trafficking and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

    Adeleke was scheduled for arraignment on the charges Saturday. It's not known if he has an attorney who can speak for him.

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