Prostitution sting leads to 9 arrests in N. Charleston

Prostitution sting leads to 9 arrests in N. Charleston
Charleston Police are responding to a four-car crash in West Ashley. (Source: AP)

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - Editor's Note: We have received one that charges were dropped and expunged against one of the people initially charged. We have removed that person's name from the story.

North Charleston Police are charging nine men with solicitation of prostitution after responding to complaints of prostitution from residents of the area.

On Dec. 17, the N.C.P.D. S.P.E.E.D. Team conducted a prostitution operation throughout the area where the alleged prostitution was taking place.

The following individuals were arrested on charges of solicitation of prostitution: Willie Snipe, Angel Jose-Hernandez, Joseph A. Wigfall, Tulio Arana Marroquin, Bricio Guillen-Morales, Kevin C. Foster, Travis Brown, and Thomas Cummings

In addition to those arrests, Marvin Lamont Parker, Kenneth Young, and Clarence Anderson were all arrested and charged with open container and breach of peace.

The areas where the arrests took place include Remount Road at Corner Avenue, Success Street at Troy Street, Rivers Avenue, and Stall Road.

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