At first, the smugglers had her cook for the other migrants who had recently crossed illegally into the United States. Then they took her to a room upstairs, locked the door and began taking turns with her. It was the summer of , and Melvin, a year-old mother of three, had just completed the journey from her native Guatemala, crossing the Rio Grande on a raft before being led to the house in the Texas border city of McAllen. For weeks in that locked room, the men she had paid to get her safely to the United States drugged her with pills and cocaine, refusing to let her out even to bathe. Even as women around the world are speaking out against sexual misconduct, migrant women on the border live in the shadows of the MeToo movement. The stories are many, and yet all too similar.
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WBTW — Several men allegedly broke into a hotel room in Myrtle Beach and forced a woman to strip naked as they robbed her, according to arrest warrants obtained by News On Nov. The subjects demanded money and narcotics. Crocker was identified as one of the suspects through physical evidence, video surveillance, and witness statements. Crocker was located Monday near Broadway at the Beach and as he was being arrested, police found