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Fayetteville prostitution sting nets 13 arrests

Posted August 18, 2010 5:33 a.m. EDT
Updated August 18, 2010 11:31 a.m. EDT

— Undercover Fayetteville police officers arrested 13 people on prostitution-related charges Tuesday night.

Police said that officers posed as customers in downtown and the Bonnie Doone area for about five hours overnight.

Chief Tom Bergamine said that the arrests are part of a crackdown on repeat offenders and that similar operations will be conducted in the future.

"We aren't going to tell you where we will be or when," Bergamine said. "But I assure you that we will be here all hours of the day and night."

This week, police made the following arrests: 

  • Isahy Saavedra, 19, two counts of solicitation for prostitution
  • Jan Daniels, 48, one count of solicitation for prostitution
  • Calvin Green, 48, two counts of solicitation for prostitution
  • Donald Trenary, 55, one count of solicitation for prostitution
  • Jose Justo, 29, one count of solicitation for prostitution
  • Mary Franklin, 42, one count of resist, delay and obstructing an officer
  • Dawn Robert, 36, one count each of loitering for prostitution, soliciting for prostitution and possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Michael Wall, 25, one count each of loitering for crimes against nature and soliciting for crimes against nature
  • Timothy Evans, 34, one count each of loitering for crimes against nature and soliciting for crimes against nature
  • Antrion Anderson, 28, one count each of loitering for crimes against nature and soliciting for crimes against nature
  • Anthony Cornelious Powell, 18, one count each of loitering for crimes against nature and soliciting for crimes against nature
  • Melissa Adams, 38, one count each of loitering for prostitution and soliciting for prostitution
  • Kathy Richburgh, 38, one count of loitering for prostitution

State Department of Correction records show that Anderson has three previous convictions for loitering for prostitution and and Wall has two previous convictions for soliciting for crimes against nature.

Police said that they will use their online public alert system, Nixle.com, to post the names, charges, addresses and mug shots of suspects.