11 men arrested in child enticement sting in Greeley

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Posted at 5:21 PM, Jun 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-30 19:21:15-04

GREELEY, Colo — The Greeley Police Department announced Wednesday the arrest of 11 men in a child enticement sting operation.

The operation was conducted in Greeley on Friday and Saturday last week, Greeley Police said in a news release.

Homeland Security Investigations, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Colorado Bureau of Investigations, Colorado State Patrol, and Windsor Police Department partnered in the two-day online operation to target individuals who engaged in the enticement of children online.

Police said the suspects were attempting to arrange sexual encounters with a juvenile after responding to ads that were placed on websites commonly perused by suspects seeking illegal sex acts.

The suspects listed below were individually charged with soliciting of a child prostitute and attempted sex assault on a child:

  • Omar Faruk, 25, of Greeley
  • Gaylan Dean Forbes, 58, of Fort Morgan
  • Gustavo Garza, 47, of Greeley
  • Brian Michael Homola, 43, of Loveland
  • Khary Amin Harry King, 43, of Estes Park
  • Gilberto Luxlux, 38, of Cheyenne, WY
  • Ryan Dean Mannon, 42, of Greeley
  • Sean Timothy McCarthy, 38, of Eldorado Springs
  • Poe Reh, 35, of Greeley
  • Brandon Joseph Salazar, 29, of Fort Collins
  • Thor Joseph White, 34, of Greeley

Garza, Homola and White are facing an additional charge of enticement of a child, police said.