Three arrested during prostitution stings Tuesday night

Sioux City police make three arrests during two stings

Sioux City, Iowa - Police in Sioux City made three arrests during two separate prostitution stings Tuesday evening. 

According to court documents, officers from the Special Investigations Unit created an ad on Backpage.com listing escort services. They were contacted by 30-year-old Ider Cal-Vincente of Sioux City through text message and arrangements were made for him to meet an undercover officer at a local hotel. Cal-Vincente later met with the officer and agreed to pay money for sex acts and was subsequently arrested.

Later that evening officers responded to a different ad on Backpage.com and made contact with 25-year-old Kelinsia Harris of Anoka, Minnesota. Kelinsia Harris and 21-year-old Jonte Harris of Sioux City met with the undercover officer at the same Sioux City hotel. Both women agreed to perform sex acts with the officer in exchange for money and were taken into custody.

Ider Cal-Vincente is currently charged with one count of Soliciting Prostitution. He's being held on a $2,000 bond, however a hold has been placed on him from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency.

Kelinsia Harris has been charged with Pimping and Soliciting Prostitution. She's currently being held in the Woodbury County Jail on a $8,000 bond. Her next court date is scheduled for April 28th at 9:00 A.M.

Jonte Harris is charged with one count of Soliciting Prostitution. She's also being held in the Woodbury County Jail on a $4,000 bond and is due back in court on April 28th at 9:00 A.M.


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