FBI Milwaukee: Human trafficking suspect captured in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated: 5:13 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2022

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Acting Special Agent-in-Charge James Hurley, of the Milwaukee Field Office of the FBI, announced the capture and arrest of Adrian Cortez Edwards on Friday, Jan. 7.

Edwards was wanted for his involvement in the sex trafficking of a minor. 

Following a tip given to law enforcement, Edwards was taken into custody in Phoenix, Arizona by the U.S. Marshals Task Force on Jan. 6.


Posted:10:25 a.m. on Dec. 23, 2021

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) office in Milwaukee announced a reward to help find a human trafficking suspect. 

The FBI says 38-year-old Adrian Cortez Edwards of Milwaukee is wanted for his involvement in the sex trafficking of a minor. 

He's described by the FBI as 6' tall, 185 lbs., with brown eyes, and black hair partially balding. A distinctive large Wisconsin "W" is tattooed on his neck. 

Edwards is considered armed and dangerous. Do not approach him. Call 911, or the FBI at 414-276-4684. 

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