HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Huntington Police made nine arrests in a prostitution roundup Monday.
The sting was part of an undercover investigation by the Special Empowerment Unit.
Everyone arrested was charged with first, second or third offenses.
Below is a complete list of those arrested in connection with the sting:Celeste Pierce, DOB 9-16-78, 2nd Offense Prostitution
Penny Schmelter, DOB 9-20-77, 1st Offense Prostitution
Maria Burchfield, DOB 3-29-72, 3rd Offense Prostitution
Samantha Canterbury, DOB 7-10-78, 3rd Offense Prostitution
Jacquelin Lucas, DOB 2-14-81, Arrest citation for Possession
Susan Hatfield, DOB 7-25-78, Active warrant for Property Crime
Monica Gibbs, DOB 2-15-72, Possession with intent
Virgil Richardson, DOB 8-1-69, Possession with intent
Female juvenile, Prostitution
Karen Bennett, DOB 11-24-78, 1st Offense Prostitution
Four of the people that were arrested were picked up for the third time, which means a felony charge.