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Police nab 20 in prostitution sting

From Staff Reports

Clayton County Police said Monday they arrested 20 people during a prostitution sting on Friday.

Police conducted the sting along the Old Dixie Highway/Ga. Highway 3 corridor, according to Clayton County Police Officer Otis Willis, III.

"The sting took place after receiving numerous complaints from citizens and business owners in the area," Willis said. "Prostitution breeds other types of crimes into our neighborhoods, and by vigorously attacking prostitution, we are also reducing the other negative elements that come along with that type of crime."

Many of those arrested face pandering charges, though several face drug and prostitution charges.

Police said Monday the following persons were arrested in the operation:

* Luis Armando Hernandez, age 29, of Forest Park, was charged with pandering and obstruction of an officer.

* Kelson Deon Battles, age 20, of Riverdale, was charged with pandering.

* Amber Spurlock, age 24, of Jonesboro, was charged with pandering and a Violation of the Georgia Controlled Substance Act.

* Charles Earman Green, Sr., age 45, of Jonesboro, was charged with pandering.

* Milton Patrick Winckler, III, age 27, of Stockbridge, was charged with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

* Andrea Hugh Henley Haughton, age 28, of McDonough, was charged with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

* David Michael Thomas, Jr., age 26, of Jonesboro, was charged with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

* Jeremiah Stout, age 23, of Jonesboro, was charged with pandering.

* Percy Augustus Skidmore, Jr., age 31, of Jonesboro, was charged with pandering and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

* James Allen Hunt, Jr., age 42, of Riverdale, was charged with pandering.

* Kevin Wayne Large, age 55, of Hampton, was charged with loitering and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

* Piek Srisuko Segrest, age 59, of Riverdale, was charged with prostitution.

* Robin Dawn Betsill, age 45, of Griffin, was charged with prostitution.

* James Edward Lowry, Jr., age 31, of Sharpsburg, was charged with pandering.

* Kevin LaPrince Moore, age 35, of Union City, was charged with pandering.

* Anthony Leonard Smith, age 51, of Covington, was charged with pandering.

* Terrence Gene Eason, age 20, of Forest Park, was charged with pandering.

* Idus Wade, III, age 25, of Atlanta, was charged with pandering.

* Juan Currio, age 36, of Forest Park, was charged with pandering.

* Jason Bernard Wade, age 27, of Jonesboro, was charged with pandering.