27 men arrested in prostitution stings, Howard County police say

Officers arrested men in 2 incidents, in March and on Wednesday

April 23, 2010|By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun

Howard County police have arrested 27 men in two prostitution stings this year, according to a news release.

On Wednesday, police arrested 11 men on Route 1 near Whiskey Bottom Road in Laurel. They also arrested 16 men at the same location March 19 during another sting. The men all approached undercover female police officers posing as prostitutes and offered them money for sex.

According to police, two of the men — Camilio Victor Herrera-Castillo, 25, of Odenton, and Amador Eullogio Lopez-Rosario, 35, of Laurel — were detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for being in the country illegally. Lauro Guebara, 32, of Columbia was detained by ICE on a deportation warrant for failure to appear for removal proceedings.

The men police arrested and charged with solicitation are:

• Deshon Lamont Anderson, 38, of Laurel

• Brandon David Betts, 22, of Silver Spring

• Tyrone Brown Jr., 37, of Bowie

• Donald Ray Carr III, 24, of Savage

• Lester Raymond Clay, 62, of Laurel

• Corvus Renaldo Crouch, 39, of Laurel

• Fernando Gonzalez, 27, of Beltsville (also charged with possession of marijuana and cocaine)

• Santos E. Guevara, 34, of Laurel

• Ronnie Harris, 38, of Columbia

• Odir Arnoldo Hernandez, 30, of Hyattsville

• Erich Sky Hoffman, 34, of La Plata

• Danny Jimenez, 37, of Silver Spring

• Antonio Terrell Lawrence, 31, of Elkridge

• Onelio Ariel Lopez-Mazariegos, 26, of Riverdale

• Harold Guy Mills III, 44, of Baltimore

• Philippe Shakespeare Paul, 28, of Columbia

• Esli Jose Perez-Melendez, 56, of Beltsville

• Robert Leonard Purcell, 59, of Mechanicsburg, Penn.

• Clifford Lionel Quinn, 39, of Hyattsville

• Santos Pedro Rodriguez, 27, of Beltsville

• Francisco Rumos Santos, unknown age, of Columbia

• Cherris Sidi, 29, of Silver Spring

• Paul Siene, 27, of Silver Spring

• George Gus Svolis, 45, of Rehoboth Beach, Del.

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