Fort Carson soldiers among 8 arrested in recent child prostitution sting
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A pair of Fort Carson soldiers were among the men arrested in a prostitution sting in late October, the Mountain Post has confirmed.
Kirtis Davis, 23, and Ning Wang, 45, were arrested along with six others during an undercover investigation on Oct. 23-24 for allegedly seeking to pay to have sex with children under the age of 18. All face felony charges of soliciting for child prostitution.
In a statement released Nov. 5, Colorado Springs Police Department says this was a joint law enforcement operation that happened in Colorado Springs.
“Law enforcement agencies across Colorado are committed to working together to protect our state’s children from predators. From all of us at the Colorado Springs Police Department, we would like to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation to our partner agencies, without whom this operation would not have been possible,” Colorado Springs Police Department Chief Vince Niski said in a statement.
Along with Davis and Wang, the others arrested in sting are:
Steven Druckenmiller, 40, of Colorado Springs
Richard Nance, 32, of Pueblo
Daric Grimes, 42, of Security
Trevor Skoczen, 31, of Colorado Springs [also arrested for Internet Luring of a Child, F4]
Hong Lin, 32, of Colorado Springs
Mark Necessary, 58, of Colorado Springs
11 News obtained service records from Fort Carson for Davis and Wang. Wang has been in the Army for 15 years and is assigned to the 2nd Styrker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Davis is assigned to the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, and has been in the Army for just over five years.
If you have any information about this investigation, call CSPD at 719-444-7000. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP.
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