Five men are in the Blue Earth County Jail today, pending charges related to underage prostitution.
Being held on suspicion of engaing a prostitute under the age of 13 are 37-year-old Nicholas Dustin Horst, 18-year-old Khaled Ghadeer Alghadhouri-Alenezi, 19-year-old Ryan Randel Blair, and 35-year-old Jwandra Lashonne Lively.
Abdoulaye Issoufou Kouron (pictured bottom center) is being held on suspicion of prostitution 16 to 17-years-old.
All five were booked into the jail Saturday afternoon into early Sunday morning, with the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office listed as the arresting agency.
Details on the arrests have not yet been made public, but prostitution stings using websites like Backpage.com and Craigslist have been a regular occurrence in Blue Earth, Brown and Nicollet counties over the last year couple years, with around 100 total arrests.