26 charged in Aurora prostitution sting
November 30, 2012 8:52PM
Ashley Ann Brevig, 25, of the 100 block of Stroble Avenue in Amboy, IL, charged with prostitution. / Photo from Aurora police
AURORA -- 21 men and five women were charged with sex-related crimes following a two-day sting by Aurora Police Special Operations investigators.
The sting was staged Wednesday and Thursday, according to a release from Aurora police.
Nineteen of the men were arrested and charged with solicitation of a sex act after they responded to an online ad placed by Aurora police and offered an undercover officer money in exchange for sex, the release said.
The women and two of the men were arrested after an undercover officer responded to advertisements online, police said.
Charged with prostitution were:
Ashley Lynn Brevig, 25, of the 100 block of Stroble Avenue in Amboy; Christopher Lee Rosario, 23, of the 700 block of Lewisburg Lane in Aurora ; Veleda Ayana Bell, 22, of the 2100 block of Bets Place in Aurora; Tetiana Pylypenko, 23, of the 3200 block of North Cicero in Chicago; Rachel Grace Binkley, 20, of the 3100 block of North Springfield in Chicago; and Infinity Onyaye Flynn, 20, of the 3200 block of West Lafayette Avenue in Decatur.
Aurora police also seized 25 vehicles during the operation, according to the release. Police are not disclosing the locations used in the sting to protect the integrity of future operations.