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Inmates Arrested in Prostitution Sting

Posted July 16, 2007 12:26 p.m. EDT
Updated July 16, 2007 12:41 p.m. EDT

— Three inmates out of jail on work release ended up back in jail after police arrested them and 10 other people last week in a prostitution sting.

Twelve men and one woman were arrested in Durham on Friday in the area of Angier Avenue and Juniper Street.

Rodney Lee Robinson, 34; Albert Leon Green, 23; and Elvis Thomas Poole, 36, all on work release from the Durham Correctional Center on Prison Camp Road, were each arrested at Juniper Street and Hyde Park Avenue and charged with two counts of solicitation for prostitution.

Officers also made the following arrests:

  • Leobardo Cervantes Arreola, 31, of Rosedale Avenue in Durham, was arrested at Angier Avenue and Holman Street and charged with solicitation for prostitution.
     
  • Alonzo Thomas Bryant, 58, of Fashion Place in Durham, was arrested at Angier Avenue and Hoover Road and charged with solicitation for prostitution.
     
  • Edgar Melvin Chambers, 48, of Chambers Loop Road in Timberlake, was arrested at Angier Avenue and Hoover Road and charged with solicitation for prostitution and solicitation for crimes against nature.
     
  • Darrell Dewayne Corn, 38, of Fayetteville Road in Durham, was arrested at Angier Avenue and Holman Street and charged with solicitation for prostitution.
     
  • Rogelio Rios Garza, 29, of Fayetteville Street in Durham, was arrested at Juniper Street and Hyde Park Avenue and charged with solicitation for prostitution.
     
  • Thomas Jiles Jr., 43, of Garner Road in Raleigh, was arrested at Angier Avenue and Hoover Road and charged with solicitation for crimes against nature.
     
  • Jesus Rivera Leon, 26, of Shady River Court in Durham, was arrested at Angier Avenue and Holman Street and charged with solicitation for prostitution.
     
  • Maxine Latta Moore, 47, of Hyde Park Avenue in Durham, was arrested at Juniper Street and Hyde Park Avenue and charged with resisting, delaying and obstructing an officer.
     
  • Joe Lee Patterson, 44, of Crest Street, in Durham, was arrested at Juniper Street and Hyde Park Avenue and charged with two counts of solicitation for prostitution.
     
  • Maurice Vincent Smith, 50, of Hartford Avenue, in New Bern, was arrested at Juniper Street and Hyde Park Avenue and charged with solicitation for prostitution and solicitation for crimes against nature.