Fargo Man Arrested in Human Trafficking Sting


On Tuesday, The Fargo Police Department in conjunction with the North Dakota Human Trafficking Task Force, Homeland Security, North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigations, and the Metro Street Crimes Unit conducted an undercover operation called Guardian Angel. During the operation, detectives posed as a juvenile female under the age of 18 and communicated with 39 individuals to engage in a sexual act for the exchange of money. Wade Clifton Pfarr, 42 of Fargo, was arrested for patronizing a minor for commercial sexual activity (A Felony).

“The North Dakota Human Trafficking Task Force is a statewide, multidisciplinary collaboration of law enforcement, service providers, and prosecution established to work in a victim-centered manner to prevent, disrupt, and dismantle human trafficking through coordinated, comprehensive services and efficient investigation and prosecution.”