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Prostitution sting operation in North Highlands leads to more than two dozen arrests

06/12/2014 4:02 PM

10/08/2014 12:13 PM

Two dozen adults and one minor were arrested Wednesday, accused of prostitution-related offenses, during a Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department sting in North Highlands.

The undercover sting was conducted by the sheriff’s north-area problem oriented policing team at several locations along Watt Avenue. The arrests occurred variously at Margaret Way, Winona Way, Longview Drive, at Myrtle Avenue and Polk Street, and in the 4800 block of Watt Avenue.

Adults arrested on suspicion of prostitution-related offenses were: Allen Qiana, 30; Duane Boisvert, 34; Carlos Campos-Rodriguez, 40; Chaz Carter, 19; Luis Castro-Mancera, 31; Leonicio Cordova, 42; Marco Dominguez-Ronce, 31; Andrey Eryomenko, 27; Reynaldo Garcia, 38; Gustavo Gomez-Ambriz, 36; Angelique Jones, 22; Vitaliy Kryvyy, 30; Denee Mitchell, 20; David Nevezi, 27; Miguel Orozco, 38; John Oselsky, 50; Brian Page, 21; Armando Parra, 34; Karen Petrosyan, 39; Alex Ramo-Gutierrez, 25; Olushola Shekoni, 49; Harpreet Singh, 33; Serper Singh, 26; and Juan Xicara, 42.

In addition, Rashaud Granderson, 22, was arrested on suspicion of soliciting or agreeing to engage in prostitution and an outstanding warrant, and Daniel Langlois was arrested on Madison Avenue near Interstate 80 on outstanding warrants.

Photos of the suspects are posted on the Sheriff’s Department website at

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