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Santa Ana Man, 28, Pleads Not Guilty To Pimping Near Disneyland

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ANAHEIM (CBSLA.com) — Officials say a 28-year-old man who allegedly ran a prostitution ring out of a hotel near Disneyland, has pleaded not guilty.

Andres Parra Terrones, 28, of Santa Ana, is charged with two felony counts of pimping.

He is also charged with one misdemeanor count each of child abuse and endangerment. Authorities also accuse him of driving without a valid license.

Co-defendant Irina Martinez, 27, of Anaheim, is charged with three felony counts of pimping.

She is also charged with a misdemeanor count of child abuse and endangerment. Martinez was set to appear before a judge late Wednesday.

Anaheim police, along with members of the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force, arrested Martinez and Terrones on Monday.

Officials accuse them of running a prostitution ring out of a Motel 6 at 100 W. Disney Way.

According to Anaheim Sgt. Bob Dunn, investigators were first tipped off to the ring by an online ad.

Detectives reportedly witnessed acts of prostitution as well as the defendants collecting money from the escorts.

Martinez was being held in lieu of $35,000 bail in the Orange County Jail.

Officials ask anyone with information to call Anaheim police at (714) 765-1482.

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