Summit County Sheriff: 17 people arrested for trying to buy sex online

Summit County Sheriff: 17 people arrested for trying to buy sex online
Summit County Sheriff's Office (Source: Michael Dakota)

SUMMIT AND PORTAGE COUNTIES, Ohio (WOIO) - Seventeen people were arrested after answering an on-line advertisement offering sex in exchange for cash.

The arrests were the result of a recent investigation into human trafficking in Summit and Portage counties, according to a Summit County Sheriff’s Office press release.

Several possible victims of human trafficking were encountered during the operation, according to the media release. These victims were offered services from the Summit County Human Trafficking Task Force.

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office, Akron Police Department, Portage County Sheriff’s Office, Summit County Prosecutor’s Office and the Summit County Human Trafficking Force participated in the operation, the press release said.

Authorities expect further charges and arrests as the investigation continues and results of drug tests are available.

The release also included this message from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office:

“To the all the men and women who responded to the sexual service advertisements and were not apprehended during this operation, we know who you are.”

Michael Magoline, 53, of Akron was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Michael Magoline, 53, of Akron was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Michael Magoline, 53, Akron, soliciting (M-3)

Matthew Beachy, 37, of Shreve was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Matthew Beachy, 37, of Shreve was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Matthew Beachy, 37, Shreve, soliciting (M-3)

Carlos Carabello, 37, Brunswick was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Carlos Carabello, 37, Brunswick was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Carlos Carabello, 37, Brunswick, soliciting (M-3)

Daniel Manweiler, 54, was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Daniel Manweiler, 54, was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Daniel Manweiler, 54, Fairlawn, soliciting (M-3)

Domingo Fontanez Jr., 42, of Akron was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Domingo Fontanez Jr., 42, of Akron was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Domingo Fontanez Jr., 42, Akron, soliciting (M-3)

Raymond Ryland, 62, of Wadsworth arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Raymond Ryland, 62, of Wadsworth arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Raymond Ryland, 62, Wadsworth, soliciting (M-3)

Ken Swope, 56, of Akron was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Ken Swope, 56, of Akron was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Ken Swope, 56, Akron, soliciting (M-3)

Ronald Kaiser, 52, of Warren was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Ronald Kaiser, 52, of Warren was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Ronald Kaiser, 52, Warren, soliciting (M-3)

Benny Brown, 54, of Newton Falls was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Benny Brown, 54, of Newton Falls was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Benny Brown, 54, Newton Falls, soliciting (M-3)

Amanda Blanc, 38, was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Amanda Blanc, 38, was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Amanda Blanc, 38, Canton, soliciting (M-3)

Domonique Powell, 38, of Akron arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Domonique Powell, 38, of Akron arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Domonique Powell, 38, Akron, soliciting (M-3)

Timothy Durham, 25, of Akron arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Timothy Durham, 25, of Akron arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Timothy Durham, 25, Akron, possession of Drugs (F5), soliciting (M-3), warrant arrest: Robbery

James McCarroll, 41, of Ravenna was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
James McCarroll, 41, of Ravenna was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

James McCarroll, 41, Ravenna, resisting arrest (M-2) & soliciting (M-3)

Rayshawn Hill, 29, of Akron was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Rayshawn Hill, 29, of Akron was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Rayshawn Hill, 29, Akron, warrant arrest: failure comply & domestic violence

Carl Walker, 39, of Cleveland was arrested arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Carl Walker, 39, of Cleveland was arrested arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Carl Walker, 39, Cleveland, warrant arrest receiving stolen property

Seth Mellie, 33, of Canton was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment.
Seth Mellie, 33, of Canton was arrested for answering an on-line advertisement offering explicit sexual services in exchange for a cash payment. (Source: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Seth Mellie, 33, Canton, promoting prostitution (F-4)

Doyle Smith (not pictured), 41, Lexington, Kentucky, soliciting (M-3)

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