Valentine's prostitution sting leads to 5 arrests
Last updated 2/21/2023 at 9:14am
OTHELLO — Local police say they arrested five men in a Valentine’s Day prostitution sting on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
According to a police report, the street crimes unity conducted the sting targeting men attempting to hire a prostitute in the city.
Police identified those arrested during the sting as:
Alex Jeronimo-Vasquez, 37, of Marlin
Ismael Pineda-Pineda, 27, of Othello
Ricardo A. Preciado, 51, of Othello
Eustorgio Valentine-Roa, 37, of Othello
Luis F. Perez-Jimenez, 27, of Ephrata
“All of the sex buyers were issued a criminal citiation, fingerprinted and photographed,” police said....