WORCESTER – On Wednesday, Feb. 21, Worcester Police Vice Squad officers arrested 12 men for solicitation in the Main South area.
According to the WPD, undercover male and female vice officers were deployed to locations around Main South to target the prostitution problem in the area. The locations were chosen based on input from neighborhood crime watch meetings, community leaders and local business owners. Recently, the Vice Squad has been putting their focus on going after “Johns” in the area.
The following men were charged with approaching female decoy officers and offered to engage in sexual activity for a fee.
Ali Oihi, 39-years-old of 10 Nuttall Lane, Worcester.
Allan Byamukama, 27-years-old of 584 West Boylston Street, Worcester.
Wayne Walker, 61-years-old of 176 Maple Avenue, Rutland.
Estevez Eustaquino, 51-years-old of 8 Charlton Street, Worcester.
Matthew Hughes, 53-years-old of 150 Hawes Street, Wrentham.
Pedro Lopez, 49-years-old of 13 12 Hancock Street, Worcester.
Liberto Frade, 54-years-old of 23 Suffield Street, Worcester.
Randy Jarvis, 37-years-old of 89 Newton Street, West Boylston.
Robert Yantin, 50-years-old of 2 Thenius Street, Worcester.
Angel Serrano-Rios, 28-years-old of 93 Grand Street, Worcester.
Jose Garcia, 23-years-old of 7 Bluff Street, Worcester.
John Meager, 49-years-old of 40 Granby Road, Worcester.
All suspects were arraigned on Thursday at the Worcester County District Courthouse.