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14 men arrested in sex trafficking ring, 3 are from SE Wisconsin

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Posted at 10:36 AM, Feb 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-07 11:36:21-05

WISCONSIN — According to the Lake County Sheriff's Office, 14 men were arrested in a human sex trafficking ring. Three of the men are from southeast Wisconsin.

In January, the sheriff's office conducted a multi-day operation to suppress the demand for purchased sex.

As a result of this operation, 14 men were arrested and charged with with solicitation of a sexual act. Three of these men were from southeast Wisconsin:

  • Gregory Pahl, 53, Twin Lakes
  • Roger Jimdar, 31, Kenosha
  • Sean O'Reilly, 43, Greendale

All 14 of the men will appear in court in Waukegan.

“Human trafficking is a significant problem which exists everywhere, even right here in Lake County. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office makes it a priority to do everything we can to suppress the demand of purchased sex," said Sheriff John Idleburg.

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