Crime

Paso Robles police ask community for help finding accused pimp in human trafficking case

PASO ROBLES, Calif. - Police are asking for the community's help to find an accused pimp connected to a Human Trafficking investigation in Paso Robles.

Walter Thomas Jr., 44, was last seen driving a silver Chrysler Pacifica in the Paso Robles area and Paso Robles police believe he may be heading to the Fresno or Clovis, CA area.

He is described as a Black male approximately 6-feet tall with brown hair, black eyes, and weighing 220 pounds. Thomas also goes by the nickname "Shaky."

Anyone with information on Thomas' whereabouts, contact Detective Eric Azarvand with the Paso Robles Police Department at 805-227-7424.

The Paso Robles Police Department says detectives contacted two women working as prostitutes in the area on Jan. 30, 2018. Investigators say they believe the two women are victims of human trafficking with Thomas acting as their pimp.


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