Middletown Police uncover prostitution ring

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - Ten people have been charged following a prostitution sting in Middletown.

The sting took place Thursday in the downtown area.

Letita Busby, 47, Tasha McRoberts, 23, and Mitzi Riddell, 38, have all been charged with prostitution. Stanley Reece, 52, and Lewis Berger, 40, have been charged with soliciting. David McCollum, 53, Nancy Roth, 50, and Darrell Jackson, 53, have all been charged with loitering to engage in prostitution. On Wednesday, Paula Sponsel, 27, and Anthony Grieshop, 47, were also charged with soliciting.

This is the third prostitution sting in as many weeks, which has resulted in 26 arrests for prostitution related activity.

Middletown Police are continuing to work with businesses and residents in the downtown area to quickly identify prostitutes and arrest violators.

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