Howard County Police have arrested 10 men for solicitation of prostitution and related charges.
Officers arrested the men for soliciting prostitution at a hotel in the 8100 block of Washington Boulevard in Jessup.
As part of the operation, detectives placed a fake ad on the website Backpage, a site known to detectives to be used for prostitution.
Men who called the number in the ad spoke with undercover female officers, who gave them a meeting location. When the men arrived, they were arrested and charged.
The men are:
- Garland D. Hodges, 51, Nottingham
- Leon M. Mil, 38, Columbia
- Douglas Dixon, 30, Prince Frederick
- Juan P. Rodriguez, 30, Beltsville
- Jacob L. Cramer, 34, Huntingtown
- Cesar A. Angel-Sermeno, 32, Columbia
- Cuong T. Le, 22, Jessup
- Osman P. Akcam, 53, Perry Hall
- John C. Organ, 27, Silver Spring
- Drew T. Kramer, 25, Baltimore