A+ A A-

Haitian soccer player accused of human trafficking

" onclick="CleanPrintPrintHtml(); return false" title="Print page" target="_blank">   



Will violence hinder Brazil's 2014 World Cup plans? Signs point to yes.

Authorities say a Haitian player from a small Brazilian club has been arrested and accused of human trafficking.

Brazil's federal police say an investigation discovered Innocent Olibrice's alleged involvement in a human trafficking ring. The 26-year-old player was detained at an airport in the northern city of Rio Branco while accompanied by a young Haitian who allegedly entered Brazil illegally with Olibrice's help.

Prosecutors will analyze the evidence presented by police and decide whether to file charges against Olibrice, who has a contract with third-division club Rio Branco.

The club says it is giving support to the player but would likely end his contract if he is eventually found guilty.

Local News

National News

Get the App on the Google Play Store

What's On Tonight

Fox Bangor

8:00 PM

Minority Report

10:00 PM

Fox 22 News at 10

11:00 PM


12:00 AM



8:00 PM

Last Man Standing

8:31 PM

Dr. Ken

9:00 PM

Shark Tank

10:01 PM


11:00 PM

ABC 7 News @ 11

11:35 PM

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Latest Tweets