APD: Over 40 arrested in undercover prostitution sting

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Austin police say they arrested more than 40 people in an undercover prostitution sting last week.

Law enforcement officers conducted the operation from Tuesday, Oct. 20 - Saturday, Oct. 24. Their targets were individuals providing sexual services for fees as well as individuals attempting to buy sex from others.

APD released the following arrest statistics:

  • 28 subjects arrested for purchasing prostitution (all Class B Misdemeanors)
  • 5 arrests for prostitution - Class B Misdemeanor and one additional warrant pending
  • 2 arrests for prostitution - enhanced to State Jail Felony
  • 6 other misdemeanor arrests

Additional felony charges:

  • One subject charged above with purchasing prostitution also attempted to evade in his vehicle. He was additionally charged with evading in a vehicle and he had additional felony warrants.
  • Another subject charged above with purchasing prostitution was also charged with State Jail Felony of a controlled substance (cocaine).
  • One subject who was attempting to interfere with one of the street operations was arrested for pedestrian in the roadway and then became combative. She was also charged with resisting arrest.

Individuals arrested and their charges, according to APD:

The following males were arrested for agreeing to purchase sexual services in exchange for money:

  • Carlos Rivera, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Nathaniel Schlueter, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Dayan Echevarria, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Arnold Figueroa, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Alvaro Rico-Quintero, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Juan Sifuentes, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Javier, Farias-Hernandez, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Raul Hernandez-Escobedo, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Omar Perez-Gonzalez, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Daniel Camacho, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Angel Gonzalez-Mendez, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Israel Cardoso-Reyna, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Josue Kula-Ntete, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Davis Perez, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Christopher Garcia, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Louis, Leyendecker, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Edgar Gomez, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Victor Alfonso, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Uvaldo Contreras,Prostitution (Class B)
  • Jose Morales, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Edilberto Arias-Lopez, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Bany Jimenez-Garcia, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Richard Busch, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Gerardo Tapia, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Martin Yanez-Conejo, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Julio Orellano, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Allan Martinez, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Hicham Bouguil, Prostitution (Class B)

The following females were arrested for agreeing to provide sexual services in exchange for money:

  • Robin Krebs, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Paula Bataineh, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Jennifer Camacho-Luis, Prostitution (State Jail Felony)
  • Andrea Trejo, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Roxanne Novick, Prostitution (State Jail Felony)
  • Taylor Moore, Prostitution (Class B)
  • Haley McDaniels, Prostitution (Class B)
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