NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Officials say nine men are behind bars following a prostitution sweep in Newport News last week.
According to Holly McPherson with the Newport News Police Department, officers targeted men soliciting prostitution in the 10100 block of Jefferson Avenue on the evening of March 30.
The following men were arrested and charged with soliciting prostitution and using a vehicle to promote prostitution:
- Gerald Butler, 40, of the 300 block of Latitude Lane in Newport News
- Curtis Davis, 48, of the first block of Queensbury Way in Hampton; also charged with an additional solicitation of prostitution and use of a vehicle to promote prostitution
- Sheldon Jerome Davis, Jr., 22, of the 1300 block of 43rd Street in Norfolk; also charged with indecent exposure
- Carlos Samuel Yoc Geronimo, 25, of the 700 block of Nansemond Drive in Newport News
- Myron Haskins, 56, of the 1700 block of Mallory Avenue in Hampton
- Renaldo Lafoucade, 33, of the 100 block of Cypress Point in New Bern, N.C.; also charged with an additional solicitation of prostitution
- Victor Lopez, 24, of the 700 block of Nansemond Drive in Newport News
- Ka-ree Mile, 30, of the 2100 block of Woodbridge Drive in Newport News
- Maza Yelleh, 23, of the 100 block of Main Road in Yorktown
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