6 men, 1 woman arrested in N. Charleston prostitution sting | News
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Undercover detectives with the North Charleston Police Department arrested 6 men and one woman during a prostitution sting operation in late June.
The operation was conducted on June 23 in the Charleston Farms Community and the Chicora-Cherokee communities. An undercover female officer posed as a street-level prostitute.
At the corner of Remount Road and Hoover Avenue, authorities arrested 50-year-old James Hawkins Jr., of Ladson, 43-year-old James Horton, and 33-year-old Alejandro Lucus.
At the corner of Rivers Avenue and McMillan Avenue detectives apprehended 27-year-old Ronald Hartwell and 33-year-old Andrew Davis Jr., both from North Charleston, 40-year-old Jamie Shingler, and 40-year-old Hope Garner, also from North Charleston.
All suspects were charged with solicitation for prostitution, except for Jamie Shingler, who was charged with loitering for the purpose of prostitution, and Andrew Davis Dr., who was charged with disorderly conduct and simple possession of marijuana.
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