Another Prostitution Sting in Rockford





On October 26, 2016, members of the Rockford Police Department and Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police conducted a joint prostitution investigation in the area of 7th Street and 12th Avenue, and other locations throughout the city. As a result of this investigation, the following subjects were arrested:

Rebecca Zeller, 30, Dekalb, IL
Charge: Soliciting Rides on a Roadway

Haley Brink, 24, Dekalb, IL
Charge: Prostitution

Rachel Koper, 33, Rockford, IL
Charge: Soliciting Rides on a Roadway/Resisting a Police Officer

Misti Teston, 35, Rockford, IL
Charge: Prostitution/Winnebago County Contempt of Court warrant

Corine Medders, 53, Rockford, IL
Charge: Prostitution

Teah Gates, 19, Rockford, IL
Charge: Soliciting rides on a Roadway

Michael Haldiman, 47, Monroe, WI
Charge: Solicitation of a Sex Act

Jeffrey Rauber, 39, Caledonia
Charge: Solicitation of a Sex Act

Christopher Paulsen, 25, Clare, IL
Charge: Solicitation of a Sex Act

Michael Salazar, 25, Belvidere
Charge: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia/Possession of Cannabis

Patrick Jones, 60, Rockford
Charge: Winnebago County warrant for Promoting Prostitution

All subjects were lodged in the Winnebago County Jail.

Koper was issued a notice to appear. Photos of Teston and Koper were not available at the time of this press release. Jones was arrested during the early morning hours of October 27, 2016.

This is an on-going investigation. No further information will be released at this time.

All charges are merely allegations and parties are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.