Sep. 17–A soldier stationed in Fort Carson is accused of proposing child prostitution as well as engaging in it, according to Colorado Springs police.
Fort Carson Military Police arrested David Guerra, 19, on a Colorado Springs police warrant after a juvenile told detectives Aug. 26 that Guerra proposed “a sex-for-hire arrangement,” according to a Colorado Springs Police Department news release.
Guerra was arrested Aug. 31 and faces felony charges, including soliciting for child prostitution, patronizing a prostituted child, inducement of child prostitution and keeping a place of child prostitution, police said.
Guerra, who is from Adelanto, Calif., has served in the military for one year and is assigned to the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division as a cavalry scout, said Fort Carson spokeswoman Brandy Gill.
His bail is set at $50,000, according to jail records.
Colorado Springs police detectives tried to identify additional victims but believe there could be more and ask that any victims or people who have information about more victims contact Colorado Springs Police Department’s Vice/Human Trafficking Unit at 719-444-7729. Tipsters can also remain anonymous by calling the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 719-634-7867 or 1-800-222-8477.
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