Sixteen Arrested In Prostitution Sting In Western Riverside County

On Thursday, April 4th  2024, the Perris Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team (SET) along with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Anti-Human Trafficking Team (RCAHT) conducted a “John” prostitution sting in the city of Perris California. The operation was conducted in an effort to reduce the demand for sex trafficking, arrest human traffickers, and provide services for victims. The operation resulted in 16 arrests, 14 males for solicitation of prostitution, 1 female for child neglect, and 1 male juvenile for pimping, evading and child endangerment. The female was later identified as a potential victim of sex trafficking and provided victim services and resources.

The arrested persons are as follow:

  • Dario Marcado (43, Perris)
  • Maximino Guzman Ramirez (21, Menifee)
  • Kenny Matchette (38, Menifee)
  • Raul Laurino Ruiz (28, Moreno Valley)
  • Rikardo Alvarez (27, Perris)
  • Carlo Carozzi (38, Temecula)
  • Alejandro Duran (38, Menifee)
  • Isaac Cueva Rojas (33, Perris)
  • Miguel Magana (48, Perris)
  • Hector Gonzalez Antonio (27, Winchester)
  • Davonte Taylor (32, Menifee)
  • Antonio Avila Ponce (40, San Bernardino)
  • Eric Palacios (23, Lake Elsinore)
  • Ruben Ramirez Gonzalez (33, Homeland)
  • Carly Jane Corwin (24, Lancaster)



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