Thirteen arrested in prostitution sting in Biloxi
Published: June 29,2012
Sgt. Aldon Helmert says twelve of them were arrested on one or more counts of prostitution or solicitation. That includes the men who drove the women to meet clients at a hotel.
Helmert says the clients were actually undercover police officers who responded to advertisements on a number of websites that cater to sexually oriented services.
He says eight of those arrested on prostitution or solicitation charges also face charges of violating city ordinances that regulate escorts and the operation of escort services.
Several of those arrested also face misdemeanor drug charges involving marijuana or synthetic narcotics.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Twang & Tourism: The Country Music Trail
FOLLOW THE MBJ ON TWITTERMy Tweets
Top Posts & Pages
- Judge to hear from True the Vote as McDaniel attempts to overturn loss to Cochran
- DAVID DALLAS: Mr. McDaniel goes to Washington
- Under state probe, All American Check Cashing gets ‘F’ rating from Better Business Bureau
- Three indicted, alleged to have embezzled from agency
- Walker sentenced to 18 months for fraud, conspiracy
- Weyerhaeuser investing $57M to modernize lumber mill
- Manning family establishes health care initiative at UMMC
- Google chooses Mad Genius as example of Internet use
- Communities awarded national Main Street accreditation