Atascadero Man Charged for Solicitation in Anti-Human Trafficking Operation •

Atascadero Man Charged for Solicitation in Anti-Human Trafficking Operation •

 

Seven males charged with solicitation throughout a sting included Vernon Anderson of Templeton and Jake Ciniseroz of Atascadero

District Lawyer Dan Dow introduced in the present day the submitting of legal expenses towards seven people for solicitation of prostitution and the conviction of 1 particular person for human trafficking. The eight instances are based mostly on arrests made throughout Operation Reclaim and Rebuild 2020 occurring throughout California in the course of the month of January. All seven defendants charged with solicitation are scheduled to seem for arraignment on the fees on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 within the San Luis Obispo County Superior Courtroom.

“The demand for prostitution creates a profitable money market that traffickers fill with victims – many who’re youngsters,” stated District Lawyer Dan Dow. “Our native anti-human trafficking purchaser sting operations are designed to scale back the demand for business intercourse that results in exploitation of minors and adults day by day in our group. In case you are contemplating buying sexual companies, please cease and take into account that a million youngsters are trafficked for intercourse annually.”*

The San Luis Obispo County Anti-Human Trafficking Process Power was formally established by District Lawyer Dan Dow shortly after his election in 2014. This operation by the Process Power was instantly geared toward disrupting networks of human trafficking for the aim of business sexual exploitation occurring on the central coast, figuring out and aiding survivors of trafficking, and decreasing the demand for trafficking and exploitation of minors by figuring out and prosecuting would-be purchasers.

Guy Alvin Azama, Jr. Human TraffickingMan Alvin Azama, Jr.

The native operation resulted within the arrest and profitable prosecution of GUY ALVIN AZAMA, JR. (32), of San Francisco for human trafficking and pimping of a human trafficking survivor, violations of Penal Code part 236.1(a) and Penal Code part 266h(a). AZAMA was beforehand convicted for pimping in San Mateo County Superior Courtroom and served a state jail time period. AZAMA pled to the cost right here in San Luis Obispo County Superior Courtroom and was sentenced on Could 5, 2020 to serve 5 years in State Jail for this new conviction. He presently is within the custody of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff because of the present prohibition towards transporting state prisoners to the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation due to coronavirus issues.

The District Lawyer’s Workplace filed seven misdemeanor complaints for violations of Penal Code part 647(b), solicitation of prostitution occurring on January 29, 2020.  These instances are set for arraignment on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 within the San Luis Obispo County Superior Courtroom.

The people charged with solicitation of prostitution are as follows:

  • VERNON RANDALL ANDERSON (66), of Templeton
  • EDGAR ERNESTO BLASMENDEZ (26), of Lompoc
  • DAVID SEAN BYRNES (54), of San Luis Obispo
  • JAKE DANIEL CENISEROZ (32), of Atascadero
  • MICHAEL EDWARD JAMES DURIGHELLO (33), of San Luis Obispo
  • MAXIMINO MALDONADOGUZMAN (45), of Santa Maria
  • STEPHAN RUFFINO (66), of Santa Maria

Operation Reclaim and Rebuild 2020 was led by the Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Process Power. The San Luis Obispo County effort included a complete of 48 legislation enforcement and companion workers members from the next organizations: Santa Barbara County Sheriff, Santa Barbara County District Lawyer’s Workplace, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Workplace, California Freeway Patrol, San Luis Obispo County Probation, Federal Bureau of Investigation (Santa Maria Workplace), California Division of Justice, Deliverfund, and the San Luis Obispo County District Lawyer’s Bureau of Investigation.

You will need to be aware {that a} legal grievance comprises expenses that should be confirmed in a courtroom of legislation by proof past an affordable doubt. Each defendant is presumed harmless till confirmed responsible.

A replica of the complaints will be accessed for every defendant right here: ANDERSON, BLASMENDEZ, BYRNES, CENISEROZ, DURIGHELLO, MALDONADOGUZMAN, RUFFINO.

Reserving picture of GUY ALVIN AZAMA, JR (dob 12/15/1987) convicted of Human Trafficking will be discovered right here. AZAMA legal grievance is right here.

Please contact Assistant District Lawyer Eric J. Dobroth at 805.781.5819 with any questions.

*statistic reported by UNICEF.

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