18 Men Arrested In Sex Sting

The Washington County Sheriff's Office and other local law enforcement partners arrested 18 men Wednesday during a mission that proactively addressed human trafficking in Washington County.

The mission was conducted by the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the Portland Police Bureau's Sex Trafficking Unit, the Forest Grove Police Department, the Hillsboro Police Department and the Washington County District Attorney's Office.

The goal of these ongoing missions is to break a link in the chain of human trafficking by enforcing state and federal laws and developing intelligence on anyone trafficking victims in Washington County.

Those arrested during the mission include:

  • Michael K. Hallam, 32, of Portland, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • Gustavo Brito-Barrera, 31, of Tigard, for commercial sexual solicitation and a probation violation warrant
  • Ibrahem Al-Refai, 26, of Portland, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • Abram McKenzie, 45, of White City, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • Shih-Ang Wei, 32, of Beaverton, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • Richard Nevarez, 32, of Hillsboro, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • Roman Cabrera-Gaytan, 38, of Kelso, Washington, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • Richard T. Green, 48, of Camas, Washington, for commercial sexual solicitation, unlawful possession of methamphetamine and DUII (controlled substance)
  • Thomas P. Timberg, 63, of Lake Oswego, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • Jason Blythe, 41, of Tualatin, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • John M. Raz, 45, of Portland, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • Nicholas C. Guffey, 20, of Dallas, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • Vicente Escobar-Diaz, 42, of Beaverton, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • Daniel Dominguez-Zapata, 50, of Beaverton, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • Samuel Sherrill, 75, of Newberg, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • Nada H. Nada, 36, of Fontana, California, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • Steven Mesia, 53, of Tillamook, for commercial sexual solicitation
  • Anderson Velazquez-Zenon, 32, of Beaverton, for commercial sexual solicitation

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