2 arrests for alleged prostitution in Anne Arundel County
Two women have been arrested for allegedly agreeing to perform “sexual acts.” During the arrest and subsequent search of the women, a small amount of “Molly” was reportedly found.
According to the Maryland State Police, a tip was received about prostitution in Anne Arundel County. The state police’s Criminal Enforcement Division began an investigation, which involved several online social media sites. These sites are reportedly known to provide local escort and adult services.
The investigators contacted the two women online and a location to meet was set up. When officers arrived to meet the women, they reportedly agreed to commit the sexual acts.
The two women, both 23 years old and from Sacramento, California, were arrested and transported to the state police barracks in Glen Burnie. They face charges of possession of not marijuana and prostitution. Bail was set in the amount of $3,000 for each woman, who are being held at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center.
Charges such as prostitution can have serious ramifications, as a conviction can create a criminal record that can’t be ignored. It is important to find an attorney who is experienced in defending sex crime cases and can provide you with your legal options.
Defense strategies can vary based on many factors. Some defendants may choose to accept a plea bargain, while others will want a trial in order to try to show that the prosecution didn’t prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant was guilty.
If you are facing such charges, it’s important to begin working on your defense as soon as possible. Your attorney can provide you with more information on how to proceed.
Source: fox5dc.com, “Women arrested for alleged prostitution in Md,” July 01, 2016