Seven men have been arrested in a prostitution sweep in the Broadway and 7th Street area in Rockford, police say.
Rockford Police conducted an investigation in the area due to a rising number of complaints of street level prostitution.
The following people were arrested and charged with Solicitation of a Sexual Act:
Mandella Elliot, 29, of Roscoe;
David Hernandez, 43, of Rockford;
Taleb Jassam, 46, of Rockford;
Mitchell Phillips, 70, of Rockford;
Shetal Shah, 52, of Roselle;
Alfonso Terrazas-Baidon, 25, of Rockford;
and Sunil Thithera, 52, of Rockford.
All seven were lodged in the Winnebago County Jail.