WILLOUGHBY, Ohio - Twelve men were taken into custody after Willoughby police carried out an operation targeting prostitution customers.
Police said detectives placed an ad offering adult services for a special rate of $100 for a half hour on a website frequently used by prostitutes.
The men who responded to the ad were taken into custody without incident after entering a motel expecting to meet a 20-year-old woman.
All 12 men were charged with soliciting and criminal tools.
Those facing charges are:
Timothy D. Asberry, age 54, Willoughby Hills
Gill S. Gurinder, age 31, North Royalton
Nagi J. Haddad, age 55, Rocky River
Raymond T. Kern, age 50, Mentor
Ryan B. Tyna, age 42, Hudson
Ramone A. Davis, age 26, Cleveland
Johannes Reinhard, age 64, Palm Beach
Eugene Preston, age 38, Beachwood
Bert M. Brown, age 55, Beachwood
Richard M. Salajcik, age 47, Eastlake
Efren Romero, age 41, Painesville
Bryan Hess, age 51, Cuyahoga Falls
They will be in Willoughby Municipal Court on March 7.
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