Six men arrested in Rockford sex sting

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On Thursday, Rockford Police announced the arrest of six men who were rounded up as part of a sex sting on the city’s southeast side.

The sting was part of the department’s “end demand” approach to fighting street-level prostitution.

Arrested and charged with Solicitation of a Sex Act were:

James Gray, 69, of Amboy;

Joseph Guerin, 32, of Rockford;

Francis Healy, 79, of Rockford;

Christopher Leeser, 57, of Loves Park;

Don Lyons, 61, of Rockford;

and Chuyen Nguyen, 58, of Rockford.

All six men were charged and lodged in the Winnebago County Jail.

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