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.
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.