Nine people have been arrested in connection with an online sting operation targeting online solicitation of minors, under-age prostitution and prostitution. 

Big Spring Police officials say the multi-day operation involved authorities posting ads or profiles online posing as prostitutes or as someone soliciting prostitution. 

Several people reportedly responded to the ads, according to a release. 

Police officials say nine suspects agreed to meet and were lated arrested. 

Suspects arrested in the sting include: 

  • Oscar Bladimir Aguirre – Prostitution
  • Lauro Francisco Flores – Prostitution
  • James Ethan Dowlen – Prostitution
  • Christopher Diggs – Prostitution Solicit person < 18 YOA
  • Sam Salvador Russo – Prostitution
  • Kyle Ross – Prostitution Solicit person < 18 YOA
  • Darion Terrell Milsap – Prostitution Solicit person < 18 YOA
  • Johnny Mata Jr. – Prostitution
  • Casey Tyker Dean – Prostitution, Unlawfully Carrying a weapon.