Articles Tagged with soliciting

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A report to the authorities from a man who said that he was the victim of thievery after he paid for a sexual encounter that fell through did so to his own detriment when they became more interested in his actions those in his claim.

Jon Omer Sengul, a 50-year-old Florida homeless man, reportedly rented a room at a Days Inn with $500 and the purported intention of paying for sex.

Sengul allegedly approached four people staying in another room at the motel and handed over his cash with the agreement that they would come to his room and perform sexual acts with him.

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A patrol sergeant who has been with the Denton County Sheriff’s Office for over two decades was accused of soliciting sex from a minor with an online advertisement after he allegedly arranged a sexual encounter with an officer posing as a 16-year-old boy.

46-year-old Weston Jordan, a man who began his career as a detention officer and was promoted over time to the position of patrol sergeant, has worked with the Denton County Sheriff’s office for 25 years.

On Tuesday investigators began an in-depth examination of Jordan’s activities after gaining awareness of a Craigslist ad he allegedly posted seeking sexual relations with underage gay males. One of the investigators posed as a 16-year-old boy and contacted Jordan with a fake profile and using it to respond with interest, but he explained that he was without transportation.

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The Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force, comprised of the combined efforts of the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department and DA’s office, the FBI and the California Highway Patrol, shut down an alleged prostitution ring in a raid in Compton this Wednesday resulting in a total of 36 arrests.

As reported by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, 8 people were rescued during the mission including three girls who are purportedly commercially sexually exploited children, and five women who were identified as the possible victims of human trafficking. The children are currently being cared for by the Department of Children and Family Services.

Sheriff’s deputies working undercover obtained a large number of the arrests. 16 of the men were arrested for allegedly soliciting undercover law enforcement agents for sexual relations. Three additional men, 27-year-old Demario Bell, 25-year-old Damon Thomas, and 37-year-old Damien Henry were taken into custody for felony pandering after allegedly attempting to recruit undercover detectives to work for them in the commercial sex industry.

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A 24 year old man named Bryan Asrary was arrested in Revere, Massachusetts, on December 18th after allegedly soliciting nude photos from a Los Angeles County minor.

Los Angeles Sheriff’s detectives from the human trafficking bureau started an investigation after being told that an 11 year old girl had been extorted for sexually explicit pictures.

The girl told detectives that this started two years before, when she was 9. She was viewing the Instagram page of Bieber when she received a direct message from another Instagram user who said he knew Bieber and could arrange a text meeting with the victim.