Jan 22, 2021 2:00 AM

Sheriff: 3 Kan. men jailed for purchasing sexual relations

Posted Jan 22, 2021 2:00 AM
Burge-photo Shawnee Co.
Burge-photo Shawnee Co.

SHAWNEE COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating three suspects on sex related charges.

On January 20, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office conducted a human trafficking operation in the City of Topeka. The goal of the operation was to identify and arrest individuals seeking to purchase sexual relations within Shawnee County, according to Deputy Abigail Christian.

Aguilar-photo Shawnee Co.
Aguilar-photo Shawnee Co.

Deputies arrested 57-year-old John R. Conley, 36-year-old Alexander Aguilar and 34-year-old Aaron R. Burge all of Topeka on requested charges of buying sexual relations and unlawful use of a communication facility.

Conley-photo Shawnee Co.
Conley-photo Shawnee Co.

Aguilar was also arrested for a warrant through the City of Topeka. Burge was also charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and interference with law enforcement, according to Deputy Christian.