Police street detail results in five prostitution arrests
A street crimes detail on Rockford’s east side resulted in the arrest of five individuals on prostitution-related charges last weekend, police announced Tuesday, Oct. 28.
During the detail conducted Sunday, Oct. 26, the Rockford Police Department District 2 Neighborhood Response Unit arrested two women for prostitution and three males for solicitation.
Charged with prostitution were Amy Borchman, 42, of Rockford; and Jewel Cantu, 33, of Rockford. Rockford residents, Jose R. Facio, 20; Billy Clark, 51; and 31-year-old Tremaine Holland were charged with solicitation of a prostitute.
The District 2 Neighborhood Response Unit is part of Rockford Police District 2, which serves central Rockford and the near-east side. The precinct was launched in January as part of the city’s geographic policing system. Police District 3 serves the far-east side, while District 1 comprises the west side.