Human Trafficking Enforcement Operation June

Eight people were arrested in a prostitution operation at a Bowling Green hotel on 06/10/2014.

Participating agencies in the Human Trafficking Enforcement Operation were the Wood, Ottawa and Wyandot County Sheriff’s offices, the Bowling Green Police Division, and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation.

Arrested for solicitation-prostitution, a third-degree misdemeanor, were:

•    Colleen Forshey, 26, Toledo.
•    Alva Foy, 41, Toledo.
•    Joseph Grier, 34, Toledo.
•    Jessica Houghtlen, 31, Toledo.
•    Jonathan Jared, 28, Pemberville.
•    Michael McEachern, 51, Perrysburg.
•    Paul Sciuga, 51, Arlington.

Mohamman Hassan, 26, Toledo, was arrested on a charge of complicity to solicitation-prostitution, also a third-degree misdemeanor.

The enforcement operation was aided by funding from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant, obtained through the Office of Criminal Justice Services.