Several arrests made in prostitution operation

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Friday, Jan. 10, 2014

RICHMOND COUNTY (WRDW) -- The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says a weeklong undercover operation is paying off.

On Jan. 9, deputies made a number of arrests during their investigation targeting online prostitution.

The arrests happened in different parts of the county.

  • Candice Benjamin, 22, Disorderly Conduct/Prostitution
  • Gordon Marshall, 34, Disorderly Conduct/ Prostitution
  • Gerell Browning, 46, Disorderly Conduct/Prostitution
  • Glenn Figgures, 38, Disorderly Conduct/Prostitution
  • Carl Maloyd, 30, Outstanding Felony Warrants
  • Taylor R. Brown, 19, Disorderly Conduct/Prostitution
  • Diamond Gardner, 22, Disorderly Conduct/Prostitution
  • Jaleesa A. Smith, 22, Disorderly Conduct/Prostitution
  • Rebecca A. Moses, 37, Disorderly Conduct/Prostitution
  • Colby Johnson, 30, Disorderly Conduct/Prostitution
  • Ping H. Tang, 42, Disorderly Conduct/Prostitution
  • Yang, 48, Disorderly Conduct/Prostitution

A 12th suspect, Carl Maloyd was also arrested, but is only being charged for outstanding felony warrants. He is not being charged with prostitution.

Stay with News 12 as we gather more information about the investigation.

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