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      Perrysburg prostitution sting nets 9 offenders

      Nine people were arrested during solicitation sting of

      Not long after Wood County law enforcement busted a prostitution ring in Perrysburg Township, police arrested nine people for solicitation and other offenses during a vice operation in the township on Tuesday.

      During the operation, four males and three females were arrested for solicitation, another male for promoting prostitution and one for drug abuse.

      "We're trying to make people aware that if you come to Wood County to do this, you're going to be arrested," Wood County Sheriff's Detective Sgt. Terry James said. "We're trying to solve the human trafficking problem here and get the younger girls out of these situations. It's a part of a larger problem here in Northwest Ohio."

      The following were arrested during the sting: Hyek Chung, 44; William Lyndon Marr Jr., 46; Robert Castellanos, 58; Han Ki Yi, 40; Heather Nuszbaum, 37; Anastasia Esperanza Garcia, 19; April Lynn Johnson, 27; Lewis Bothuel, 23; and Lamar Robinson, 23.