A 35-year-old Crested Butte man was arrested last Saturday, September 14 during a sting operation focused on child prostitution conducted in Garfield County involving federal, state and local law enforcement personnel.
Pvt. David Guerra, 19, was arrested by military police at Fort Carson, where he is stationed, and is charged with soliciting for child prostitution, patronizing a prostituted child, inducement of child prostitution, and keeping a place of child prostitution, according to the Colorado Springs Police Department.
Raymond Fredericks of Aurora, Co. was arrested in 2018 on allegations that he sexually assaulted two girls, ages 14 and 15. “After being released from treatment, he reverted to the problem that got him into trouble the first time, he immediately got back online and engaged in the same behaviors.”
A U.S. Army recruiter, Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Hardcastle living in the Denver area was arrested on suspicion of felony internet exploitation of a child and felony internet luring. Hardcastle, 31, told a teenager he met on a dating website that he wanted oral sex from a 10-year-old.
Investigators said an Aurora man, Tristan Woods, was taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon at a hotel near the 1800 block of Briargate Parkway. Woods is facing multiple felony charges including Soliciting for Child Prostitution, Attempted Inducement of Child Prostitution, Attempted Patronizing of a Prostituted Child, and Obscenity.
Two sections of the Colorado Revised Statutes that were passed in 2018 make human trafficking of an adult for sex or labor a class 3 felony and trafficking of a minor for sex or labor a class 2 felony. Each charge can be punished with prison time and hefty fines.
Kyasha Tisdale and Doriun Thompson of Colorado Springs, CO. were arrested Thursday on numerous charges, including kidnapping, harassment and false imprisonment. “I want justice served, says the alleged victim. Tisdale was on probation in connection to a 2018 case where she was charged with attempted human trafficking of a child for sexual servitude, attempted pimping and pandering.
Jorge Yon Jorge Yon is accused of soliciting for child prostitution appeared in court to argue his bond. When Yon was arrested on this charge, he was already on probation for drug charges. Yon is hoping to be granted a PR bond so that he can leave the state and live with his Mother in Arizona. was already on probation for drug charges. Yon is hoping to be granted a PR bond so that he can leave the state and live with his Mother in Arizona.
The arrest came following an investigation by the Vice and Human Trafficking Unit. The 26-year-old Daniel Garcia of Colorado Springs, CO. was reportedly using a “well-known” social media platform according to police.
Daniel Garcia, 26, faces charges of Soliciting for Child Prostitution, Attempted Inducement of Child Prostitution, Attempted Keeping a Place of Child Prostitution, Attempt to Patronize a Prostituted Child, and Obscenity.
“We’ve seen human trafficking victims here in our own community,” said Craig Police Department Sgt. Cory Wagner at a Craig City Council meeting Tuesday, April 23. “The most common type of trafficker is a family member.” Human trafficking — the use of force, fraud, or coercion to lure victims into enslaved labor or commercial sexual exploitation.
mix of “kidnapping, torture and sex trafficking” is how 25-year old Lizi Mooney describes her three week ordeal in 2011. Seven years later the Colorado survivor is finally able to share her memories as a naive teenager who hopped a bus near Colorado Springs and arrived in Denver’s Civic Center Park just after New Year’s 2011.
A Colorado man for years trafficked a woman across multiple states, including at a hotel in Urbandale, forcing her to perform sex acts for money and to obey a set of rules that included calling him “Daddy,” federal officials said Thursday.