Clinton Police Make Multiple Prostitution Arrests In Weekend Sting Operation
Clinton, Miss. (February 10, 2020) Over the weekend (February 7-8), Clinton Police Detectives conducted a prostitution sting. Contact(s) with offenders are made online through “dark web” sites, services and location at a local hotel were agreed upon.
The two day operation resulted in seventeen (17) arrests with eight felony charges. The arrests spanned multiple charges including prostitution, procuring the services of a prostitute, promoting prostitution, conspiracy to promote prostitution, and various controlled substance violations.
Holly Ann Wheaton, age 35, of Springfield, Tennessee: Prostitution
Steve Hampton, age 57, of Jackson, Mississippi: Promoting Prostitution, Possession of Crack Cocaine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Anthony Bowman, age 48, of Vicksburg, Mississippi: Procuring Services of a Prostitute
William Bynum Jr., age 57, of Jackson, Mississippi: Procuring Services of a Prostitute, False Statement of Identity, and Simple Possession of Marijuana.
Fredrick Robinson, age 41, of Jackson, Mississippi: Promoting Prostitution
Sierra Case, age 23, of Jackson, Mississippi: Prostitution
Sheena Stanford, age 35, of Jackson, Mississippi: Promoting Prostitution
Taylor Ducre, age 30, of Angie, Louisiana: Prostitution and Possession of Cocaine
Eric Jackson, age 34, of Jackson, Mississippi: Promoting Prostitution
Naketa Williams, age 37, of Jackson, Mississippi: Prostitution
Shonda McCarthy, age 46, of Jackson, Mississippi: Procuring Services of a Prostitute and Possession of Marijuana while Operating a Motor Vehicle.
Rosella Brown, age 25, of Canton, Mississippi: Prostitution
Alexis Miller, age 23, of Memphis, Tennessee: Conspiracy to Promote Prostitution
Temeela Palmer, age 31, of Memphis, Tennessee: Prostitution and Conspiracy to Promote Prostitution
Joseph Jones, age 30, of Memphis, Tennessee: Conspiracy to Promote Prostitution
Jesus Porrata, age 31, of Memphis, Tennessee: Promoting Prostitution
The Clinton Police Department did not identify any patterns or activity to suggest that prostitution or human trafficking is prevalent in Clinton.
The Clinton Police Department takes human trafficking seriously and encourages anyone who might information pertaining to human trafficking to contact CPD or CRIMESTOPPERS with tips for further investigation.
National Human Trafficking Hotline 1-888-373-7888.