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6 arrested in Valentine's Day prostitution sting

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MADISON, AL (WAFF) -

Madison police arrested six people after a prostitution sting on Valentine's Day.

Investigators learned that the suspects were using social media, chat rooms and other internet sites to facilitate prostitution in Madison.

Police conducted an undercover operation on Feb. 14 after receiving complaints about prostitution in some area motels. In each case, the offender used social media to communicate and arrange to exchange sexual acts for money with an undercover officer.

They arranged to meet the officer in a motel where further arrangements were made between the suspects and the officer.

The suspects were arrested and booked into the Madison County Jail.

  • Ashlee James, 25, of Huntsville, was charged with prohibited activity (prostitution)
  • Quincy Petty, 33 years old of Huntsville, was charged with prohibited activity (soliciting prostitution)
  • Mark Garcia, 51 years old of Huntsville, was charged with prohibited activity (soliciting prostitution) and illegal possession of prescription drugs
  • Fredrick Severin, 54 years old of Harvest, was charged with prohibited activity (soliciting prostitution)
  • Michael Mitchell, 49 years old of Meridianville, was charged with prohibited activity (soliciting prostitution)
  • Marshal Luttrell, 52 years old of Pulaski, TN, was charged with prohibited activity (soliciting prostitution)
This is the second prostitution related investigation conducted by the Madison Police Department in the last three months.

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