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Lubbock, Texas officers arrest 30 people in Operation Blue Rain

Operation Blue Rain was a human trafficking operation across Lubbock, Texas, United States. It was conducted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Texas Department of Public Safety, Lubbock Fire Rescue, the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office and the special operations division of the Lubbock Police Department.

Tray Payne, 55, is the 36th and incumbent mayor of Lubbock, which is home to Texas Tech University. Bellator MMA fighter Derek Campos, 34, was born in the city and Miss Texas USA 2005 Tyler Willis, 43, is a resident of the city.


The human trafficking operation, which occurred from January 19-21, 2023, resulted in the contact of two females. They were identified as possible victims of human trafficking.

Most of the arrestees were charged with solicitation prostitution. Here is the list:


January 19, 2023

Angelo Valdez42solicitation prostitution
Daniel Ramirez50solicitation prostitution
Pablo Salinas36solicitation prostitution

January 20, 2023

Adrian Hernandez38solicitation prostitution
Craig Woody32solicitation prostitution
Criselda Rodriguez30prostitution
Donna Pierce40prostitution
Frank Chaparro39solicitation prostitution
Jeremy Silva32solicitation prostitution
Joseph Silva40solicitation prostitution
Justin Mathis41solicitation prostitution
Mariah Munoz25prostitution
child endangerment
Lubbock Police Department warrants
Michael Jackson44solicitation prostitution
Michael Pena32solicitation prostitution
Nehemiah Rodriguez24solicitation prostitution
Lubbock Police Department warrant (4 counts)
Patrick Kerin47solicitation prostitution
Stephen Esquivel25solicitation prostitution
manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance
Tanya Narro31prostitution
child endangerment (4 counts)

January 21, 2023

Alvin Mainah28solicitation prostitution
Antee Duncan34solicitation prostitution
Corie Jones37Lubbock Police Department warrant
Justin Daggett43solicitation prostitution
Kidran Robinson32prostitution
Kyle White48solicitation prostitution
Mauricio Velarde36solicitation prostitution
Lubbock Police Department warrants
Patrick Ryan55solicitation prostitution
Stetson Flores28solicitation prostitution
Wesley Rumblelow24solicitation prostitution
manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance

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