According to the Algona Police Department, the investigation began in November of 2018 when a young adult female alleged that she was being pursued to engage in acts of prostitution. Officers conducted numerous interviews and served multiple search warrants as a part of the investigation. During the course of the investigation officers also learned that an adult male had allegedly been solicited to be a patron for acts of prostitution.
Officers arrested 37-year-old Rachel Cantu on charges of Pandering for Prostitution and Pimping, both Class D Felonies. Cantu was taken into custody and released to await a court appearance.
(By Brian Wilson, KLGA, Algona)