The operation involved undercover officers posing as prostitutes or persons wanting to hire prostitutes and being contacted by or making contact with men wanting the services of prostitutes or women offering to engage in prostitution.
A total of five men and three women were arrested, their arrests occurring over a six-hour period last Thursday that began shortly before 6 p. The report states Mack was instructed to come to a location on the South Duncan Bypass to meet with what he believed was a prostitute.
It states that at approximately p. Mack arrived at the agreed upon location and was taken into custody and charged with Soliciting Prostitution and transported to the Union County Jail.
He was then charged with Driving Under Suspension 1st Offense. The incident report states that during the operation, Miller communicated with an undercover Task Force officer and agreed to trade Methamphetamine for a sexual encounter.
The report states Miller told the undercover officer that he was going to bring a friend to watch the sexual encounter and then, when the sexual encounter between himself and the person he thought was a prostitute was done, he was going to perform a sex act on his friend while the prostitute watched. Miller was then given a location on the South Duncan Byass to meet the person he thought was a prostitute.
At approximately p. The report states that a subsequent search turned up approximately 1.
The report states Rathbone was instructed to come to a location on the South Duncan Bypass to meet with what he believed to be a prostitute. Rathbone arrived at the agreed upon location, was taken into custody, charged with Soliciting Prostitution, and transported to the Union County Jail. It states the arrangement was then agreed upon by both parties.
The report states that at approximately p. It states the two females were observed exiting the vehicle, going to the door, and knocking. They were allowed in and were taken into custody for Prostitution.
While conducting a subsequent search, the report states officers found a quantity of Heroin, Methamphetamine, Hydromorphone, Ecstasy, Marijuana, and several syringes. Both females were then transported to a nearby booking location and interviewed. After both were advised of their Miranda Warning, the report states Oliver admitted that all the illegal drugs belonged to her.
The incident report states that during the operation officers were using Back in Union County and an undercover officer was contacted by Wheeler through text message. It states the undercover officer asked Wheeler to come to a location on South Duncan Bypass to have sex in exchange for the money.
A short time later, the report states Wheeler advised the undercover officer he was at the location and ready to meet. Officers then came in and arrested Wheeler who was subsequently transported to the Task Force, charged with Soliciting Prostitution, and transported to the Union County Jail. The report states Boyd also advised officers that she would be taking an Uber from Greenville to meet with them at the location in Union.
It states that Boyd subsequently advised officers that she had just been dropped at the location. Officer then came in and arrested Boyd, transported her to the Task Force and charged her with Prostitution after which she was transported to the Union County Jail.
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