Prostitution Crackdown Results in 5 Arrests

From Times Staff Reports

Five men were arrested in a sting operation intended to crack down on prostitution in downtown Ventura, authorities said Friday.

Arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor solicitation were Randell Estes, 30, of Ventura; Reymundo Perales, 41, of Moorpark; Martin Schechman, 53, of Ojai; and Terry Cook, 44, of Oxnard. Adrian Delhierro, 41, was arrested on suspicion of solicitation and violation of parole on a prior rape conviction, said Ventura Police Sgt. Sean Conroy.