HAMILTON, Ohio - More than a dozen people are facing charges after authorities conducted a prostitution sting in Hamilton on Thursday.
The Hamilton police VICE unit, along with assistance from the Patrol Division, made eleven prostitution-related arrests and two drug-related arrests.
Police say five men solicited an undercover officer for sex in exchange for money.
Five women offered undercover officers sex for money, according to police. One woman was also arrested for loitering to engage in solicitation.
Those arrested were:
Laurencio Juarez-Chavez, 33, charged with soliciting
Michael Doelter Jr., 19, charged with soliciting
Mark Napier, 39, charged with soliciting
Douglas Rieser, 46, charged with soliciting
Luis Gonzalez, 19, charged with soliciting
Heather Burnett, charged with soliciting and outstanding warrants
Jamie Prater, 26, charged with soliciting
Debbie Agee, 46, charged with soliciting
Tanya Wilson, 53, charged with soliciting
Laurie Garrett, 37, charged with two counts of soliciting
Robin McDaniel, 41, charged with loitering to engage in solicitation
During the operation, the following two men were arrested for drug-related charges:
Bryant Johnson Jr., 19, charged with possession of drugs (crack cocaine)
Torriauno McCullough, 20, charged with drug abuse (crack cocaine)
Police say this operation was part of the ongoing effort to keep Hamilton a safe community.