See Ten Accused Child Sex Predators, Including Teacher David Hocker

David Hocker. Additional photos and a video below.
David Hocker. Additional photos and a video below.
17th Judicial District DA's office

The 17th Judicial District DA's office has announced the arrest of ten men in an Adams County sex trafficking sting that took place on January 21 and 22.

All ten have been charged with at least one count related to child prostitution.

The operation was conducted in conjunction with U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations — and three of the ten are said to be illegal immigrants from Mexico. After they're prosecuted, they will be the subject of deportation proceedings.

The most startling information, however, involves David Hocker, 35, a substitute teacher who most recent worked for a learning center at Warren Village, a nonprofit that touts services for single-parent households.

According to 7News, Hocker was on the job for just eight days at Warren Village's Greta Horwitz Learning Center in an after-school care capacity.

Sharon Knight, Warren Village's president and CEO, notes that termination actions were already underway against him prior to the news about his arrest — although the reasons for his dismissal were unrelated to any untoward behavior toward children at the learning center.

Warren Village.
Warren Village.

She tells Fox31 that Hocker didn't show up for work without advance notice one day, and when personnel checked on him, they found out he didn't plan to return.

Knight adds that Hocker was never alone with children at the learning center and there's no evidence that he victimized anyone there.

As for the events that led to his arrest, Fox31 obtained an affidavit that contains the following text exchange between Hocker and an undercover operative:

"Are you available"

"yes hun, got 2 young girls ru interested?"

"Yes what are your donation rates?"

"got 11 and 14 year old girls...200 hr. or rates for both"

"For both"

"...300 hr. for both"

"Sounds good where are you located"

"commerce city hun, what time ru thinkin?"

"7.... Both for an hour"

The entrance to Warren Village's Greta Horwitz Learning Center, where Hocker briefly worked.
The entrance to Warren Village's Greta Horwitz Learning Center, where Hocker briefly worked.

He subsequently discovered that the children in this scenario were fictional — but his arrest most certainly was not.

Hocker isn't the only arrestee with a connection to education. 

The DA's office reveals that Surat Suvanprateep "is an employee of Aurora Public Schools but works in a warehouse position that does not put him in contact with children."

Look below to see booking photos of each arrestee, followed by the charges filed against them.

Douglas Burgos.
Douglas Burgos.
17th Judicial District DA's office

Douglas Burgos (DOB 06/19/86)

Count 1: Criminal attempt to commit trafficking for sexual servitude (F3)

Count 2: Soliciting for child prostitution (F3)

Jason Sauer.
Jason Sauer.
17th Judicial District DA's office

Jason Lee Sauer (01/06/86)

Count 1: Criminal attempt to commit trafficking for sexual servitude (F3)

Count 2: Soliciting for child prostitution (F3)

Wade Smith.
Wade Smith.
17th Judicial District DA's office

Wade Donald Smith (DOB 06/23/87)

Count 1: Criminal attempt to commit trafficking for sexual servitude (F3)

Count 2: Soliciting for child prostitution (F3)

Count 3: Criminal attempt to commit sexual assault on a child (F5)

Surat Suvanprateep.
Surat Suvanprateep.
17th Judicial District DA's office

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Surat Suvanprateep (DOB10/31/81)

Count 1: Criminal attempt to commit trafficking for sexual servitude (F3)

Count 2: Soliciting for child prostitution (F3)

Fidel Flores.
Fidel Flores.
17th Judicial District DA's office

Fidel Pete Flores Jr. (DOB 08/30/71)

Count 1: Criminal attempt to commit trafficking for sexual servitude (F3)

Count 2: Soliciting for child prostitution (F3)

Count 3: Criminal attempt to commit sexual assault on a child (F5)

Rodrigo Estrada-Gonzalez.
Rodrigo Estrada-Gonzalez.
17th Judicial District DA's office

Rodrigo Estrada-Gonzalez (DOB 07/07/91)

Count 1: Criminal attempt to commit trafficking for sexual servitude (F3)

Count 2: Soliciting for child prostitution (F3)

Count 3: Criminal attempt to commit sexual assault on a child (F5)

Rene Fuentes.
Rene Fuentes.
17th Judicial District DA's office

Rene Fuentes (DOB04/16/72)

Count 1: Criminal attempt to commit trafficking for sexual servitude (F3)

Count 2: Soliciting for child prostitution (F3)

Count 3: Criminal attempt to commit sexual assault on a child (F5)

Jerry Rivera.
Jerry Rivera.
17th Judicial District DA's office

Jerry Rivera (DOB 01/14/85)

Count 1: Criminal attempt to commit trafficking for sexual servitude (F3)

Count 2: Soliciting for child prostitution (F3)

Jose Alberto Cortez-Camacho.
Jose Alberto Cortez-Camacho.
17th Judicial District DA's office

Jose Alberto Cortez-Camacho (DOB 02/22/93)

Count 1: Criminal attempt to commit trafficking for sexual servitude (F3)

Count 2: Soliciting for child prostitution (F3)

Count 3: Criminal attempt to commit sexual assault on a child (F5)

David Hocker.
David Hocker.
17th Judicial District DA's office

David Joseph Hocker (DOB 11/10/80)

Count 1: Criminal attempt to commit trafficking for sexual servitude (F3)

Count 2: Criminal attempt to commit trafficking for sexual servitude (F3)

Count 3: Soliciting for child prostitution (F3)

Count 4: Soliciting for child prostitution (F3)

Count 5: Criminal attempt to commit sexual assault on a child (F5)

Count 6: Criminal attempt to commit sexual assault on a child (F5)


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