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More than a dozen arrested for prostitution, other sex-related crimes along Wichita’s Broadway Corridor

Wichita police arrested 13 men and one woman in connection with prostitution or other...
Wichita police arrested 13 men and one woman in connection with prostitution or other sex-related offenses along the Broadway Corridor in south Wichita on Tuesday.(Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office)
Published: May. 18, 2022 at 1:45 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Wichita police arrested 13 men and one woman in connection with prostitution or other sex-related offenses along the Broadway Corridor in south Wichita on Tuesday. Violations ranged from aggravated human trafficking to prostitution to hiring a prostitute.

A spokesperson for the Wichita Police Department said the arrests are part of ongoing efforts to address issues in the Broadway Corridor.

  • Devon Raynell Biser - patronizing a prostitute; hiring a prostitute to engage in a sexual act (a misdemeanor)
  • Larry Esquibel - prostitution; sexual intercourse (a misdemeanor)
  • Jose Luis Gonzalez - patronizing a prostitute; hiring a prostitute to engage in a sexual act (a misdemeanor)
  • Michael McClure - patronizing a prostitute; hiring a prostitute to engage in a sexual act (a misdemeanor)
  • Mitchel Jones - aggravated human trafficking; recruit under 18 years of age for force (a felony)
  • Jerry Lee Lamore - patronizing a prostitute; hiring a prostitute to engage in a sexual act (a misdemeanor)
  • Ricky Motes - patronizing a prostitute; hiring a prostitute to engage in a sexual act (a misdemeanor)
  • Timothy Nicholson - patronizing a prostitute; hiring a prostitute to engage in a sexual act (a misdemeanor)
  • Miguel Osorto-Herrera - patronizing a prostitute; hiring a prostitute to engage in a sexual act (a misdemeanor)
  • Felipe Salinas - municipal/county violation; sex offense (a misdemeanor)
  • Robert Shafer - patronizing a prostitute; hiring a prostitute to engage in a sexual act (a misdemeanor)
  • Cynthia Stanley - patronizing a prostitute; hiring a prostitute to engage in a sexual act (a misdemeanor)
  • James Stephens - patronizing a prostitute; hiring a prostitute to engage in a sexual act (a misdemeanor)
  • Richard Taylor - municipal/county violation; sex offense (a misdemeanor)
  • Joe Curry, Jr. - aggravated human trafficking; recruit/harbor/transport victim under 18 (a felony)
  • Hector Ruiz - aggravated human trafficking; recruit/harbor/transport victim under 18 (a felony)

*This story has been updated to include Joe Curry, Jr. and Hector Ruiz who were for aggravated human trafficking on Wednesday, May 18 and Thursday, May 19, respectively.

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