FBI Milwaukee
Public Affairs Officer Leonard Peace
(414) 489-3565
January 7, 2022

FBI Human Trafficking Fugitive Captured

Acting Special Agent-in-Charge James B. Hurley of the Milwaukee Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced today, January 7, 2022, the capture and arrest of Adrian Cortez Edwards, age 38, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Edwards was wanted for his involvement in the sex trafficking of a minor. Following a tip given to law enforcement, Edwards was successfully taken into custody in Phoenix, Arizona, by the U.S. Marshals Task Force on January 6, 2022.