7 men arrested in Aurora child prostitution sting

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Seven men were arrested in an Aurora child prostitution sting. (Photo: Aurora Police Department)
Seven men were arrested in an Aurora child prostitution sting. (Photo: Aurora Police Department)

AURORA, Colo. — Seven men were arrested after a two-day child prostitution sting last month, the Aurora Police Department said Tuesday. The department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit performed the sting on May 18-19.

The seven men were arrested for soliciting for child prostitution and criminal attempt to commit patronizing a prostituted child. Both are felonies.

If convicted, the men could face four to 12 years in prison and would be required to register as a sex offender. They were booked into the Arapahoe County Jail and their cases have been filed with the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office.

The men have been identified as:

  • Henry Pollreis, 58 from Lakewood, a self-employed handyman
  • Travis Atkins, 37 from Parker, a self-employed driver
  • Francisco Vergara-Marquina, 52 from Denver, a cook
  • Trent Timbana, 30 from For Washakie, Wyo., an energy auditor
  • Antuan Wilkerson, 36 from Aurora, a salesman
  • Enrique Jimenez, 48 from Evans, a manager for a delivery company
  • Juan Sanchez-Ramirez, 32 from Denver, a cook supervisor

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