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Suspected pimp operating in Paso Robles arrested in Illinois 

–Walter “Shaky” Thomas Jr., 44, a Fresno man suspected of forcing women into prostitution in Paso Robles, was arrested in Illinois.

The Illinois State Police arrested Thomas on the Paso Robles warrant following a traffic stop on the night of March 29, according to Illinois news station WCSJ.

Thomas is in custody of Grundy County Jail in lieu of a $1.07 million bail. The Paso Robles Police Department in California had been searching for Thomas since January following a human trafficking investigation involving two females.

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