Police Arrest Ten in Prostitution Solicitation Sting

Howard County Police conducted the sting on the Route 1 corridor in Laurel.

The Howard County Police Department announced Tuesday that 10 men were arrested in a reverse prostitution sting along the Route 1 corridor in Laurel.

Undercover female officers worked in areas where residents have complained about prostitution, according to police. On Friday police arrested 10 men who approached them and offered money for sex, according to a statement from the department.

This is the second reverse prostitution sting of 2012. Officers .

The following men face charges for soliciting prostitution:

Miguel Barbosa-Palacios, 37, of Riverdale
Preston Harrison McGriff, 38, of Laurel
Jose Quintanilla-Rivera, 38, of Laurel
William Howard Maisel, 46, of Kensington
Vincent Carvel Moore, 53, of Jessup
Ashton Nicholas Penny, 20, of Gwynn Oak
Victor Manuel Mendez, 24, of Riverdale
Steven Albert Bartimo, 37, of Laurel
William Hezekiah Davis, 47 of King George, VA
Eugene Anthony Burgess, 39, of Glen Burnie

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JaySmith July 18, 2012 at 12:22 PM
Great......what would we ever do without our overpaid and over-benefitted police ?!?!
Winston July 18, 2012 at 08:08 PM
How long did it take them to get their 10? My guess would be a half hour.


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