Harlingen man caught in undercover prostitution sting

Ray Frederick Iler // Harlingen PD

A Harlingen resident is behind bars after he was caught attempting to exchange money for sexual favors.

Authorities arrested Ray Frederick Iler Monday after the Harlingen Police Department TMs Special Investigations Unit ran an undercover prostitution sting.

The incident happened near the 100 block of South C Street around 3 p.m.

According to authorities, the 65-year-old approached the undercover woman and attempted to exchange money for sexual acts.

Harlingen police arrested Iler for prostitution, a Class B misdemeanor.

Iler was transported to the Harlingen City Jail and a bond was set at $750.