18 Men Arrested in North Laurel Prostitution Sting

Eighteen men were arrested in North Laurel Wednesday during a reverse prostitution sting, Howard County Police announced.

Police say the men were arrested after they approached undercover female officers in the Washington Boulevard corridor and offered them money for sex. People who live and work in the area complained to police about the alleged solicitation going on in the area.

The following suspects were arrested and charged with solicitation of prostitution and disorderly conduct, police said:

  • Josue Otoniel Villegas Argueta, 33, of Hyattsville, Md. 
  • George Youssef Kashouh, 60, of Springfield, Va.
  • Robert Paul McDevitt, 43, of Laurel, Md. 
  • Noel Alfon Delcid, 30, of Laurel, Md. 
  • Lenny William Walker, 33, of Largo, Md. 
  • Alirio Tejada, 34, of Laurel, Md. 
  • Torrence Myrtle, 36, of Laurel, Md. 
  • Santos Interiano-Ventura, 34, of Columbia, Md. 
  • Douglas N. Hurtado Hernandez, 34, of Adelphi, Md.
  • Hugo A. Procopio, 80, of Gambrills, Md. 
  • Christopher Allen Voigt, 50, of Kensington, Md. 
  • Julio Cesar Pintor, 38, of Lanham, Md.
  • Michael Emiru Hailu, 30, of Laurel, Md. 
  • Alfredo Cornelio Lenon, 34, of York, Pa.
  • Josue V. Rodriguez Esteves, 28, of Bladensburg, Md.
  • Richard John Wilcox, 69, of Varnville, S.C.
  • Gerson L. Carias Hernandez, 26, of Columbia, Md. 
  • Benjamin Torciol Trujillo, 33, of Lanham, Md. 
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