MORENO VALLEY: On March 13, 2014, at various hours, officers from the Moreno Valley Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Team and Robbery Burglary Suppression Team (RST/BST) conducted an undercover prostitution sting operation at a motel located in the 24000 block of Sunnymead Blvd, in the City of Moreno Valley. The operation was in response to complaints from the community involving subjects loitering, suspected of illegal drug activity and prostitution.
During the operation, 32 adult males were arrested for soliciting a prostitute. The suspects arrested were from several Southern California communities. In addition, five suspects were arrested for possession for sales of marijuana. The drug-related arrestees offered to give the undercover officers marijuana in lieu of currency to complete the negotiated solicitation payment. One suspect was arrested for violating the terms and conditions of his parole and another was arrested for violating the terms and conditions of his probation.
- Lozano, Norberto, age 36, Moreno Valley – Possession for sales of marijuana for purposes of soliciting a prostitute, possession of concentrated cannabis, and violation of probation.
- Lopez, Angel, age 29, Beaumont – Violation of parole and solicitation.
- Limon-Hogshooter, Juan, age 21, Perris – Possession for sales of marijuana for purposes of soliciting a prostitute.
- Hull, Skyler, age 24, Perris – Possession for sales of marijuana for purposes of soliciting a prostitute.
- Heard, Tarvis, age 32, Corona – Possession for sales of marijuana for purposes of soliciting a prostitute.
- Rodriguez, Jesus J., age 22, Moreno Valley – Possession for sales of marijuana for purposes of soliciting a prostitute.
|Contreras, Ulisses||22||Moreno Valley||Solicitation|
|Lawrence, Bernie J.||29||Moreno Valley||Solicitation|
|Lopez, Louie||38||Moreno Valley||Solicitation|
|McFadden, Johnnie||48||Moreno Valley||Solicitation|
|Singh, Japnam||24||Moreno Valley||Solicitation|
|Lagunas, Ignacio||43||Moreno Valley||Solicitation|
|Grolon, Issac A.||20||Perris||Solicitation|
|Sidhu, Sandeep||34||Moreno Valley||Solicitation|
|Acosta, Orlando||39||Moreno Valley||Solicitation|
The Moreno Valley Police Department is committed to the safety of the citizens of this community and will be vigilant in investigating all crimes. This investigation is ongoing and we are reaching out to the public for information about crimes of this type and others occurring throughout the city. If you have any information, contact the Moreno Valley Police Department at – 951-247-8700.
Persons who wish to report criminal activity and wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-78-CRIME (800-782-7463) or 800-47-DRUGS (800-473-7847). You can also leave anonymous information at or www.wetip.com.
source: Sheriff-Coroner Riverside County
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