Operation Summer Project – 18 Buyers Arrested
ERDINC EKENER : FIDEL SAN JUAN : EDWARD ESTRADA : STANTON BEGAY : BRIAN HILL : BRENDON TOSHIRO OHORO : ARTURO LOPEZ : RASHPAL SINGH : ANTHONY ORONA : JARED PEHL : RAMON OJEDA-JIMENEZ : SCOTT WEBSTER : BOB YENHO CHEN : ROBERT BART TIMKO : JOHN RUSSO : DHRUVIL MAHESHBHAI PATEL : HERIBERTO PEREZ-MENDEZ : NICHOLAS REYES
Mesa Police Department alongside the East Valley Human Trafficking Task Force (EVHTTF) hosted a “Buyer Reduction” Operation around South Country Club Drive and the US 60 in Mesa, Arizona.
Detectives engaged with buyers over a two day period and made 17 adult prostitution arrests and one arrest for prostition of a minor under 15.
The buyers made various deals with undercover detectives.
Erdinc Ekener (03-20-1979)
Ekener made a deal with an undercover Detective for 2 hours of time for $200 and “full service.”
Fidel San Juan
San Juan made a deal for bareback sex for $50 and he brought a condom as agreed
Estrada made a deal for 1 hour of sex and agreed to pay $100.
Begay made a deal for a massage and a “BJ” for $100
Hill made a deal for a massage, “BBBJ” (bareback blow job) and sex for $60.00
Brendon Toshiro Ohoro
Ohoro made a deal for “GFE” (Girlfriend Experience) and sex for $140
Lopez made a deal for a “rub and tug” for $30.00.
Singh agreed to having sex for an hour and paid $75. Singh also wanted to give a $5 tip once he arrived
Orona made a deal for “full service” for a half hour and pay $80.00
Pehl agreed to pay $60 for sex and a blow job for 1⁄2 hour.
• Ojeda-Jimenez agreed to pay $100 for “BBBJ” (bareback blow job)
Webster agreed to pay $75 for sex and spend an hour with the Undercover.
Bob Yenho Chen
Chen agreed to meet and have sex with a 24-year-old and made a special request to also have a 14-year-old girl to have sex with also. Chen agreed to pay $200 to each girl.
ARS 13-3405.A Attempted Sex conduct w/minor, 13-3212.B1 Child Prostitution with a Minor Under 15, 13-2317.B2 Money Laundering, 13-3214.A Prostitution. (Booked at County for felony charges)
Robert Bart Timko
Timko agreed to pay $100/ hr. for Sex and when he arrived on scene, he told the undercover he would
also pay a $20 tip
Russo agreed to pay $100 for sex
Dhruvil Maheshbhai Patel
Patel made a deal to pay $100 for “full service” and “GFE” (Girlfriend Experience)
Perez-Mendez agreed to pay $75 for “full service”
Nicholas Reyes (09-12-1962)
Reyes agreed to pay $75 for “full service” including a “BBBJ” (bareback blow job)