3 of 17 Men Arrested in Undercover Sex Trafficking Operation from Rutherford County

Jun 28, 2021 at 02:06 pm by WGNS

ABOVE: Mugshots from Metro Police Dept.

Three Rutherford County men have been arrested during a two day undercover operation by Metro Nashville Police - Human Trafficking detectives.  The TBI and Homeland Security Investigations helped with the operation this past Thursday and Friday.

Overall, the operation resulted in the arrest of 17 men after they agreed to pay for sex with an undercover officer who presented herself as being 16-years-old.

The following men are each charged with trafficking for a commercial sex act:

Friday, June 25, 2021

Chhatra Bhujel, 35, of Nashville;
Terrance Green, 41, of Smyrna, TN;
Robert Ambrose, 63, of Bon Aqua, TN;
Shontez Brown, 45, of Notasulga, AL;
Joshua Haines, 26, of Dowelltown, TN;
Rex Payton, 49, of Lebanon, TN;
Eleazar Ramirez, 35, of Smyrna, TN;
Adolpho Ramirez, 38, of Crossville, TN.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Barry Gardner, 35, of Nashville (also charged with cocaine and gun possession);
Dwayne Small Jr., 23, of Nashville;
Jack Davenport, 24, of Nashville;
Jaykumar Patel, 21, of Murfreesboro;
Michael Corsaro, 46, of Hendersonville;
Fredy Padilla, 36, of Nashville;
Byombe Issa, 30, of Bowling Green, KY;
Abraham Sanchez, 30, of Clarksville.

Police say the men arrived at a hotel in the area of Donelson Pike and Royal Parkway in response to an Internet ad. They were arrested after entering a room and exchanging money for sex.

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