27 arrested in Spartanburg County prostitution sting

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) – Authorities say 27 people are facing charges as part of an undercover operation to curtail prostitution in Spartanburg County.

The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that the arrests were made recently over a two-week period.

The suspects range in age from 18 years old to 69 years old.

The charges include prostitution, loitering for prostitution, public disorderly conduct, possession of cocaine base and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Lt. Kevin Bobo says multiple investigations are still underway for possible future charges of human trafficking.

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