FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: 03/14/2014
POINT OF CONTACT: Lt. Neal Griffin, 760-839-4444
On 3/14/2014, in an effort to address and deter prostitution activity in the City of Escondido, the EPD Special Investigations Division conducted a prostitution sting. During this operation, eight individuals were arrested for soliciting undercover officers. Each of these individuals were booked into Vista Detention Facility for a violation of soliciting for prostitution. The persons arrested during this operation were identified as:
James Manley DOB 4/14/1958 of Pauma Valley.
Andres Valdez DOB 11/30/1963 of Escondido.
Pedro Ramirez DOB 2/22/1961 of Carlsbad.
Richard Lepine DOB 3/28/1947 of San Marcos.
Robert Payne DOB 2/9/1949 of Escondido.
Heriberto Carmona DOB 3/16/1989 of Vista.
Pedro Montejo DOB 5/4/1979 of Oceanside.
Angel Carranza DOB 10/10/1970 of Escondido
The photographs of the suspects are below. A photo of Ramirez was not available at the time of this press release.
Carmona, Heriberto Manley, James Carranza, Angel Lepine, Richard
Payne, Robert Montejo, Pedro Valdez, Andres