Twenty-six people have been charged after a two-day prostitution sting in Aurora, authorities said Friday.
Six people -- five women and a man -- were charged with prostitution Wednesday at an undisclosed Aurora address when an undercover officer responded to ads from unnamed Internet sites known for advertising sexual services.
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Those charged Wednesday with prostitution include 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 Best Place in Aurora; Tetiana Pylypenko, 23, of the 3200 block of North Cicero Avenue in Chicago; Rachel Grace Binkley, 20, of the 3100 block of North Springfield Avenue in Chicago; and Infinity Onyaye Flynn, 20, of the 3200 block of West Lafayette Avenue in Decatur.
Pylypenko also was charged with battery for allegedly throwing a water bottle at the undercover officer during her arrest.
A man who accompanied Flynn to the setup location, 21-year-old Byron Charles Young of the 2100 block of East 68th Street in Chicago, was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after a pistol was found in his vehicle.
To continue the sting Thursday, Aurora police placed an advertisement on one of the websites they were targeting. At a different undisclosed location in the city, 19 men were arrested after allegedly offering an undercover officer money for sex.
Those charged Thursday with solicitation of a sexual act include:
• Aurora residents Alfonso Gomez Perez, 28, of the 500 block of East New York Street; Juan Mirandan, 25, of the 700 block of Spencer Street; and Manoj A. Enas, 40, of the 3700 block of Baybrook Drive.
• Bolingbrook residents Victor Manuel Herrera-Villegas, 37, of the 200 block of Silverado Street; Guy Baillargeon, 34, of the 0-99 block of Elm Court; Larry Joe Tincher, 47, of the 300 block of Thistle Drove; Aaron Kenneth Heath, 28, of the 300 block of Deering Lane; and Randall Vincent Ringgold, 45, of the 400 block of Rebecca Lane.
• Naperville residents William X. Fang, 60, of the 1300 block of Dunrobin Circle; Deepak G. Ghelani, 53, of the 1500 block of Garfield Avenue; Keith Joseph Quintavalle, 63, of the 800 block of Shondrew Drive; Thomas Jay Sinnen, 55, of the 23000 block of West Royal Worlington Drive; and Charles Chester Sawall, 57, of the 10S100 block of Alago Road. Quintavalle pleaded guilty Jan. 14 to a Class A misdemeanor charge of solicitation of a sexual act. He received one year of court supervision and fines and fees totaling $367.
• And others including Timothy Bryan Tunnell, 45, of the 700 block of John Court in Genoa; Philip Stephan Hollingsworth, 55, of the 3000 block of Caroline Drive in Joliet; Juan Carlos Ascencio, 46, of the 100 block of Hamlet Circle in Montgomery; Gary Leroy Morgan, 57, of the 21000 block of Aspen Lane in Plainfield; Mir Haroon Ali, 38, of the 900 block on Windslow Circle in Glen Ellyn; and William Grant, 32, of the 100 block of Meroway Court in Chapin, S.C.
The charges against Ali have been dismissed and his record was expunged.