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  • Five arrested in vice sting operation
    by kcsg.com news
    Published - 08/24/13 - 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    (ST. GEORGE, Utah) - On August 23, 2013 Detectives with the St George Police Department in conjunction with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) conducted a vice sting operation in the St. George area. Based off information from an ongoing investigation suggesting adult males were allegedly involved in patronizing prostitutes in the area. Four adults and one juvenile were arrested during this operation.

    32 year old Bart Higbee of St George UT was arrested on a warrant for patronizing a prostitute in relation to this investigation.

    24 year old Symon Capel of St George UT was arrested and charged with two counts of Sexual Solicitation, one count of Business License Violation.

    23 year old Leroy Haley of Las Vegas NV was arrested and charged with Aggravated Exploitation of Prostitution. Leroy was booked on $100,000.00 cash only bail.

    20 year old Francis Uhrhan of Las Vegas NV was arrested and charged with one count of Sexual Solicitation, one count of Licensure Required (DOPL Violation), one count of Business License Violation, and Aggravated Exploitation of Prostitution. Francis was booked on $100,000.00 cash only bail.

    17 year old juvenile female was also charged with Sexual Solicitation, one count of Licensure Required (DOPL Violation), one count of Business License Violation.

    Because this case involves a juvenile that was transported across state lines for the purposes of exchanging sex acts for money Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is assisting with the investigation. Human trafficking for sex falls under Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) purview.
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