Madera Ranchos Man Arrested for Sex Trafficking

(Photo courtesy:  Madera County Sheriff’s Office)

(KMJ) – Madera County Sheriff’s Deputies arrest a Madera Ranchos man for allegedly trafficking a 22-year old woman for sex.

Tuesday, 27-year old Dylan “Colby” Nichols Dobbs was taken into custody following an investigation into the abuse and sex trafficking of the victim.

According to the Madera County Sheriff’s Office:  Dobbs has been using social media to contact and befriend potential victims. We believe he has been sex trafficking several women and girls in the San Francisco Bay and Las Vegas areas and controlling them through coercion, threats, and violence. We are asking anyone who may have information regarding additional victims to please call our office at (559) 675-7770. Tips may also be emailed to MCSOTip@maderacountycom. Anonymous tips may be made through Valley Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-STOP.

Dobbs is also charged in connection to an unrelated shooting on Highway 41 earlier this week.  His bail has now been set at $1,025,000.