29 People Arrested For Either Child Sex Crimes or Human Trafficking In Arizona Sting

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Last week, results from an undercover operation dubbed “April Fools” aimed at targeting alleged sexual predators was announced by local law enforcement in partnership with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

HSI joined the Phoenix Police Department Human Exploitation and Trafficking (HEaT) along with the Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale, Glendale and Surprise Police Departments, Arizona Department of Public Safety, FBI, and the Arizona Attorney General’s Office for Operation April Fools. The undercover operation targeting the demand for child sex crimes and human trafficking netted 29 male arrests. Throughout the operational period, undercover detectives placed ads on websites commonly sought out by suspects seeking illegal sex acts with minors. The suspects allegedly solicited and/or brokered deals for various sex acts and were subsequently arrested.

The following 29 suspects solicited various sex acts include:

Name Age Report/Agency Charges
Moses Angel Compian 28 2022-500117 Chandler PD Child Sex Trafficking, Attempted Sex Conduct with a Minor, Furnishing Harmful Items to a Minor
Christopher Rodriguez 49 2022-0403703 Surprise PD Child Sex Trafficking, Attempted Sex Conduct with a Minor, Money Laundering
Ermino Camilo- Sanchez 27 2022-591530 Phoenix PD Child Sex Trafficking, Money Laundering
Robert Armendariz 52 2022-42841 Chandler PD Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation
Jose Orozco 21 2021-08296 Scottsdale PD Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Aggravated Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation
Kevin Bock 56 2022-08310 Scottsdale PD Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor
Lional Jim 33 2022-82722 Mesa PD Child Sex Trafficking, Attempted Sex Conduct with a Minor, Money Laundering
Ernest Villa 41 2022-42880 Chandler PD Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor
Jan Michalecko 66 2022-595271 Phoenix PD Child Sex Trafficking, Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Money Laundering
Angel Emilio Bowen 23 2022-595527 Phoenix PD Child Sex Trafficking, Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Money Laundering
Joseph Michael Robinson 33 2022-083256 Mesa PD Child Sex Trafficking, Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, Attempted Sexual conduct with a Minor
Jonathan D Rogers 34 2022-083310 Mesa PD Child Sex Trafficking, Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Money Laundering
James Ervin Fulton 56 2022-083381 Mesa PD Child Sex Trafficking, Attempted Sex Conduct with a Minor, Money Laundering
Sebastian Valencio 37 2022-08394 Scottsdale PD Aggravated Luring of a Minor of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, Attempted Sex Conduct with a Minor
Jesus DeLeon 30 2022-08397 Scottsdale PD Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor
Ian Douglas 35 2022-08401 Scottsdale PD Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation and Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor
Joseph LaLicata 28 2022-600158 Phoenix PD Child Sex Trafficking, Money Laundering
Willie Guadron 30 2022-0404113 Surprise PD Child Sex Trafficking, Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Money Laundering, Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Franklin Meza 33 2022-22022096 DPS Child Sex Trafficking, Money Laundering and Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation
Daniel Dorame Valenzuela 34 2022-500122 Chandler PD Child Sex Trafficking, Aggravated Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, Attempted Sex Conduct with a Minor, Furnishing Harmful Items to a Minor
Bryan Gutierrez 38 2022-601466 Phoenix PD Child Sex Trafficking, Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Money Laundering
Robert Avril 30 2022-08290 Scottsdale PD Aggravated Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor
Trevor Kim Bartschi 32 2022-08530 Scottsdale PD Child Sex Trafficking, Attempted Sex Conduct with a Minor, Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, Attempted Money Laundering
Jesse Macias 38 2022-08535 Scottsdale PD Child Sex Trafficking, Aggravated Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor
Alexis Blue Juan 30 2022-85092 Mesa PD Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor
Sergio Moran 42 2022-500124 Chandler PD Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor
Hessie Stewart 28 2022-500125 Chandler PD Pandering, Attempted Control of an Illegal Enterprise
Carl Gibson 60 2022-22040280 Surprise PD Child Sex Trafficking, Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor
Aram Cheesebrow 44 2022-08465 Scottsdale PD Aggravated Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Resisting Arrest

HSI also encourages the public to report suspected sex trafficking or any suspicious activity through its toll-free Tip Line at 1-866-DHS-2-ICE, or by completing its online tip form. Both are staffed around the clock by investigators. From outside the United States and Canada, callers should dial (802) 872-6199. Hearing impaired users may call TTY (802) 872-6196.

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