COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Five men were arrested in an undercover investigation into child prostitution in Colorado Springs in February. Police say one of the suspects also conspired to rob the underage sex worker. A sixth man also accused of conspiring to rob an underage sex worker was also arrested in the case.

The suspects have been identified as:

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  • Patrick Martin, 32, Soliciting for Child Prostitution (Class Three Felony)
  • Joseph Dimes, 31, Soliciting for Child Prostitution (Class Three Felony)
  • Nicholas Fernandez, 42, Soliciting for Child Prostitution (Class Three Felony)
  • Nathanael Martens, 27,  Soliciting for Child Prostitution (Class Three Felony), Attempt to Influence a Public Servant (Class Four Felony), and Conspiracy – to commit Robbery (Class Six Felony)
  • James Harry, 31, Soliciting for Child Prostitution (Class Three Felony)

Johnathan Guenther, 67, is charged with Conspiracy – to commit Robbery (Class Six Felony).

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All six suspects have been booked into the El Paso County Jail.

The release of these arrests was delayed until now due to the on-going investigations, officials said.

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“Protecting children is one of our highest priorities and these arrests send a message to those who seek to prey on children, will find you and bring you to justice,” said Steven Cagen, special agent in charge, HSI Denver.

Anica Padilla