New Hampton man arrested for solicitation for prostitution
Wed, 05/03/2023 - 4:18pm admin
ELMA - Luis Alfredo Delgado Rodriguez of New Hampton, Iowa, 29, was arrested on May 2, 2023 for solicitation for prostitution.
Earlier that day, around 2:20 p.m., Delgado Rodriguez entered the Elma Express. He tried to purchase a Powerade. When the female cashier told him the price for the drink, Delgado Rodriguez opened his phone to a translator app.
The screen said, “I would like to give you $200 for sex.” The cashier asked him if he was asking her to have sex with him for $200. Delgado Rodriguez replied, “Yes.”
Howard County Deputy Sheriff Wade Michels retrieved the video security cameras and sent a picture of the suspect to the New Hampton Police Department. Officers checked the residence listed on the license plate and found Delgado Rodriguez, placing him under arrest.
He was transported to the county line, where Michels picked up the suspect and took him to the Howard County Jail.