First on 12: Names released of local suspects connected to nationwide child prostitution raid

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- News 12 has learned the names of the 11 local people who were arrested on child exploitation and prostitution charges in connection to Operation Cross Country VII.

The operation, which involved 47 FBI divisions in 76 cities nationwide, rescued 105 children who were being victimized through prostitution.

The following people were arrested in connection to Operation Cross Country VII in Richmond County:

  • Kristopher Bufkin, 19 -- Interfering with a sheriff’s deputy
  • Natasha Nicole Bush, 19 -- VGCSA possession of marijuana and disorderly conduct (prostitution / pimp)
  • Katie Goetz, 31 -- Disorderly conduct (prostitution)
  • Greg Luke Green, 28 -- Pimping
  • Jessica Lynn Hammond, 26 -- Disorderly conduct (prostitution)
  • Katherine Holbert, 30 -- Disorderly conduct (prostitution)
  • Shanikia Howard, 27 -- Prostitution
  • Betty L. Key, 28 -- Disorderly conduct (prostitution)
  • Casandra Kimball, 22 -- Disorderly conduct (prostitution)
  • David Leon Morris, 21 -- One count of VGCSA possession of marijuana and felony probation
  • Ashley Reshena Washington, 21 -- Disorderly conduct (prostitution)

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