Twenty men and women have been arrested and charged following an undercover mature escort romania human trafficking operation in Fayetteville.
Each suspect was charged with misdemeanor soliciting for prostitution with bail set at 1,000.Army Criminal Investigation Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations, Federal Bureau of Investigation and 5 Sparrows Anti-Human Trafficking Organization conducted an undercover operation at a local hotel to identify local fuck hookups potential victims of human trafficking and persons engaging in illegal prostitution.Arrested were: Maria Perez, 49, of 2354 Cumberland Gap Drive.Thomas Farmer, 27, of 1540.Linwood Dixon, 30, of 550 Minor.
Sunday, jan 15, 2017 at 12:01 AM Jan 15, 2017 at 10:33 PM, as part of a sting operation, the Fayetteville Police Department charged 14 people with asking undercover officers to perform sex acts in exchange for money Friday and Saturday,.Latonya Crew, 36, of 2293 Carbine.The focus of Fridays operation, which took place in the Gillespie Street area, was primarily on men who solicit sex from prostitutes in Fayetteville and Cumberland County.The goal of the operation was to reduce the number of people who solicit individuals for prostitution, Joyce said.Wade remains in jail as of Tuesday evening.Seven additional men were charged with patronizing a prostitute after soliciting undercover officers.
Two of the people arrested were soldiers, according to reports.
All men were released with the exception of Laquan Wade, 39, who was arrested and taken to the Cumberland County Detention Center on an additional charge of possession of heroin.
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office assisted in the sting.