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FBI Arrests 20 During Prostitution Sting

FBI Arrests 20 During Prostitution Sting

Chicago Sun-Times via YellowBrix

November 13, 2010

NAPERVILLE, IL – Escorts were ordered up and asked to meet their clients in hotel rooms.

In Downers Grove, a 17-year-old girl showed up. In South Holland, it was a 16-year-old girl.

The Chicago area prostitution stings this month were part of Operation Cross Country, a nationwide undercover operation that hit 40 cities across the country and led to the arrests of 884 people.

Naperville police participated in the operation, arresting 20 people on various prostitution, drug and driving charges. Two Aurorans, a Naperville woman and a Yorkville resident were among those charged.

Charged with prostitution in the sting, according to Naperville police, were:

Kristina Klavon 25, of Aurora; Delia Karpes,. 18, Zion; Mariesha Wright, 20, University Park; Hsiao-Ling Hsieh, 34, Minneapolis, Minn,; Shiree Jarvis, 20, Shorewood; Donesha Baker, 19, Chicago; Tiffany Pierson, 22, Chicago; Jennifer Fox, 31, Fort Worth, Texas; and Jennifer Smith, 22, Kalamazoo, Mich.

Isaac Turnbo 23, of Chicago, and Joseph Goodrich 31, Carollton, Texas, were charged with pimping. Roydell Greenhill, 42, of Muscle Shoals, Ala., was charged with pimping and resisting a peace officer.

Attempted pandering charges were filed against: Jean-Marc Faison, 24, of Aurora; Lillie Ames, 21, of Chicago; Anita Lee, 36, of Chicago; Monserrat Arreola, 23, of Romeoville; and Christopher Niziolek 36, Hoffman Estates.

Ames was also charged with suspended license, Lee with obstructing identification and Faison and Arreola with resisting a peace officer.

Nikki Igbokidi 21, Naperville, and Tad Johnson 37, of Yorkville, were charged with possession of a controlled substance. Igbokidi was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Crawford Moore 32, of Waukegan, was charged with revoked license and reckless driving. Moore fled and a warrant has been issued for his arrest, police said.

The prostitutes arrested last weekend were largely found through online and print ads for escort services.

The underage girls — all of whom were driven to the hotels by someone else — were taken in as victims and are now in the custody of the Department of Children and Family Services.

“It’s just a phenomenon we’ve been seeing, where minor children are being forced into or are allowed to engage in prostitution activities,” FBI spokesman Ross Rice said.


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    t1401hm

    over 3 years ago

    1754 Comments

    The bottom left picture realizes she's in a world of trouble.

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    DALLASCRANE

    over 3 years ago

    19386 Comments

    Always tragic when minors are involved.

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    HEYSARGE

    over 3 years ago

    16734 Comments

    Perfect!!!!!

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    Jonas

    over 3 years ago

    41244 Comments

    I hope it's only the beginning of many stories like this one.

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    BeachAngel

    over 3 years ago

    5656 Comments

    Great job by the FBI; maybe get the pimps too..? always sad to see kids involved.

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    arroyol

    over 3 years ago

    696 Comments

    Just sad when kids are involved

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    lkdavis71

    over 3 years ago

    1068 Comments

    It's a good start but only if they keep at it. This crime needs to be stopped and you have to keep the pressure on. Make them so unsure about it possibly be a trap they just give it up.

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    Robocop33

    over 3 years ago

    14600 Comments

    Like I said, good job and glad they nailed these Pimps. They are the bloodsuckers of this trade and are pure filth. Too bad we can't put them in stocks in public and allow people to throw rotten fruit and veggies as well as spit on them. Maybe even a tub of feces and rubber gloves so they could throw it on them. I really hate pimps! This underage crap is just beyond me. I just cannot wrap my head around getting their jollies off of messing with children. Sickening!

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    Robocop33

    over 3 years ago

    14600 Comments

    Very Good Officers and glad to see you making arrests but I would much rather you go after the Pim[ps that are making the money of these females. My question is why is the FBI involved unless it is interstate transportation. Sexual slavery is another reason and they have the means and authority to bust them but for the most part I think the local guys should be doing this as they know their city.

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    BrooklynHillsCop

    over 3 years ago

    664 Comments

    Great Job guys..!!! I'm sure you got some "strippers" in there that claim they were just "strippers" LMAO!
    Just Sayen' (credit to docthecop)

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    darsavmo

    over 3 years ago

    11344 Comments

    Prostitution is NOT a victimless crime as some would want us to believe. Now children are being enticed and even forced into this at younger and younger ages. As "uncledennis1" said, this is just scratching the surface.

    Maybe if the states and especially the courts would open their eyes and understand what is happening, more priority would be given to these type if investigations/stings, and the judges would hand out more severe sentences...

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    AKangel

    over 3 years ago

    4950 Comments

    Bump uncle dennis1!
    Sad But true and Craigslist has many ads soliciting young ladies and young men.
    Human Trafficking at it's peak.
    Many of these kids are homeless and couch surfing and then get sucked in to the web, While being groomed they are fed, They are given nice cloths etc. But are also given drugs until hooked, Beat down until they don't believe in them selves any more and can't get out.
    I agree we need more focus on this Crime.

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    Texlawman

    over 3 years ago

    650 Comments

    The FBI did a sweep a few years back in Houston, but more take thier place , never ending battle. More are brought from South Americia lately, some very young, sad, but true . Need more groups working on these new groups.

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    uncledennis1

    over 3 years ago

    23142 Comments

    The FBI just scratched the surface.

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