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Sex Sting Leads to Termination of Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy Coach

Ryan Tyna, 42, of Hudson, was arrested last week in a prostitution sting in Willoughby

A Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy girls basketball coach is under investigation after being arrested in what police are calling a "prostitution sting" in Willoughby.

Willoughby police said Ryan Tyna, 42, of Hudson, was arrested last week after responding to an ad placed on a website commonly used by prostitutes. The ad offered adult services for a special rate of $100 for a half hour.

Eleven other men were arrested along with Tyna Thursday and Friday, according to the police department's news release.

The men thought they'd meet a 20-year-old woman at a motel, the news release said. Instead they were met by police.

The men have been charged with soliciting and possession of criminal tools, both misdemeanors. They are scheduled to appear in Willoughby Municipal Court on the charges on March 7. 

Tyna is in his second year coaching at the Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy in Cuyahoga Falls. He also is a social studies teacher at North High School in Eastlake.

The private school fired Tyna last week after his arrest, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Other arrests are: Timothy D. Asberry, 53, of Willoughby Hills; Gill S. Gurinder, 31, of North Royalton; Bryan Hess, 51, of Cuyahoga Falls: Efren Romero, 41, of Painesville; Nagi J. Haddad, 55, of Rocky River; Richard M. Salajcik, 47, of Eastlake; Raymond T. Kern, 50, of Mentor; Bert M. Brown, 55, of Beachwood; Ramone A. Davis, 26, of Cleveland; Johannes Reinhard, 64, of Palm Beach; and Eugene Preston, 38, of Beachwood.

DH February 26, 2013 at 08:11 PM
The people have said they want to be hard on crime.This is the result of it,a police state with no common sense.
Earl Elevant February 27, 2013 at 04:01 AM
So, technically, the police committed fraud. Right? Offering one thing and not coming through with it... Will they be arrested for that?
Adam C. Miller February 27, 2013 at 06:59 AM
Like marijuana, prostitution should be decriminalized...
Adam C. Miller February 27, 2013 at 06:59 AM
Waste of Police resources,,,
reality times March 01, 2013 at 07:17 PM
$$ scam for local governments.

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