Joint Operation by Boerne Police and Texas DPS Targets Child Predators and Solicitation Offenders


BOERNE, TX — In a collaborative effort between the Boerne Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), a successful joint operation took place on January 25, focusing on apprehending child predators and individuals soliciting prostitutes. The operation resulted in the arrest of eight men, each facing charges of solicitation of prostitution, classified as a state jail felony.

Law enforcement officers conducted a day-long operation, apprehending individuals from various locations, including Pleasanton, Poteet, Canyon Lake, and San Antonio. Among the eight arrested, two individuals faced additional charges, including possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor offense. Notably, one of the apprehended individuals, Tobe Lee Whitley, aged 44, was identified as a registered sex offender.

The arrested individuals and their respective charges are as follows:

  1. Antonio Ramiro, Age 30 (Also Charged with Possession of Marijuana)
  2. David Rodriguez, Age 25
  3. Joseph Jimenez, Age 20
  4. Marco Garcia Cisneros, Age 51
  5. Mark Camero, Age 30
  6. Tobe Lee Whitley, Age 44 (Registered Sex Offender)
  7. Victor Miguel Acosta Garcia, Age 44
  8. Willie Wallace, Age 48 (Also Charged with Possession of Marijuana)
Sex Predator Ring Busted

Sex Predator Ring Busted

(Credit: Boerne PD0

This joint operation serves as a testament to the dedication of law enforcement agencies in combating illegal activities and ensuring the safety and well-being of the community. By specifically targeting child predators and those involved in solicitation, the Boerne Police Department and Texas DPS demonstrate their commitment to safeguarding the community from potential threats.

The arrests highlight the proactive approach taken by law enforcement in addressing a range of offenses, including those associated with illicit activities and substances. The inclusion of a registered sex offender in the apprehended individuals emphasizes the importance of ongoing efforts to monitor and address potential risks within the community.

Community members are urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to local law enforcement. The success of this joint operation reinforces the collaborative nature of law enforcement agencies in fostering a secure environment for all residents. As legal proceedings unfold, the Boerne Police Department and Texas DPS continue their commitment to maintaining public safety and upholding justice within the community.

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