NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A prostitution sting in North Charleston Friday night resulted in five arrests.
The North Charleston Police Department S.P.E.E.D. Team conducted a prostitution enforcement operation Friday throughout the city, according to incident reports. The sting involved an undercover officer posing as a "John."
The sting reportedly led to five arrests, spread out between areas of Rivers Avenue, Spruill Avenue, and Dorchester Road. Reports state the suspects were arrested after offering to perform a sex act with the undercover officer in exchange for money.
The following suspects were arrested and charged with solicitation for prostitution:
- Debra Barnes, 40
- Carl Geilfuss, 22
- Emmajene Blake, 53
- Marcia Asby, 28
- Vina Scott, 40
Records show the suspects were booked at the Charleston County Detention Center.