Northern Colorado Man Arrested in Child Prostitution Sting
Seven men have been arrested for their alleged involvement in child prostitution in Aurora last month, including one man from Northern Colorado.
According to Denver7, the 2-day undercover sting landed these men, whose occupations include cook, salesman, and handyman, in jail on suspicion of soliciting for child prostitution and criminal attempt to commit patronizing a prostituted child.
The sting was led by Aurora Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, which was created in January and focuses on identifying, investigating, and prosecuting suspects actively using the internet to victimize children.
Enrique Jimenez, 48, of Evans was one of the 7 men arrested. Jimenez works as a manager for a delivery company.
If convicted, each of the following men (including Jimenez) face 4-12 years in prison: Henry Pollreis, 58, a self-employed handyman from Lakewood, Travis Atkins, 37, a self-employed driver from Parker, Francisco Vergara-Marquina, 52, a cook from Denver, Trent Timbana, 30, an energy auditor from Ft. Washakie, Wyoming, Antuan Wilkerson, 36, a salesman from Aurora, and Juan Sanchez-Ramirez, 32, a cook supervisor from Denver.