5 arrested on prostitution charges in Tuscaloosa

5 arrested on prostitution charges in Tuscaloosa

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Tabatha Ann Parham. Source: TPD Tabatha Ann Parham. Source: TPD
Jaquillah Denise Isabelle. Source: TPD Jaquillah Denise Isabelle. Source: TPD
Surget Renee Turner. Source: TPD Surget Renee Turner. Source: TPD
Brittney Shada Young. Source: TPD Brittney Shada Young. Source: TPD
Christine Lenore Sapp. Source: TPD Christine Lenore Sapp. Source: TPD
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) -

Tuscaloosa police have arrested five women on prostitution charges after conducting an undercover operation that focused on escort services advertised online.

The women used the online ads to meet men at Tuscaloosa hotels, Sgt. Brent Blankley with TPD said. The internet ads were found on multiple websites, including personal ads. Some of the women advertised themselves as being an escort or a masseuse, Sgt. Brent Blankley with TPD said.

Three of the women are from out of state and the other two are from Tuscaloosa. Police believe the three women from other states traveled to Tuscaloosa after getting a response to their ads.

The following suspects have been arrested:

-Tabatha Ann Parham, 25 years old, of Metairie, LA was arrested in the 4100 Block of E McFarland Bvd at 12 a.m. on Feb 11. She was charged with one count of solicitation of prostitution.

-Jaquillah Denise Isabelle, 33 years old, of Macon, GA was arrested in the 4500 Block of E McFarland Bvd at 4:30 p.m. on Feb 11. She was charged with one count of solicitation of prostitution and one count of possession of marijuana second degree.

-Surget Renee Turner, 25 years old, of Tuscaloosa was arrested in the 4800 Block of E Skyland Bvd at 7:30 pm on Feb 11. She was charged with one count of solicitation of prostitution.

-Brittney Shada Young, 24 years old, of Tuscaloosa was arrested in the 3500 Block of E McFarland Bvd at 2:15 p.m. on Feb. 12. She was charged with one count of solicitation of prostitution.

-Christine Lenore Sapp, 27 years old, of Tallahassee, FL was arrested in the 4100 Block of E McFarland Blvd at 2:50 p.m. on Feb. 12. She was charged with one count of solicitation of prostitution and one count of unlawful possession of marijuana second degree.

The two women from Tuscaloosa, Young and Turner, have been banned from Tuscaloosa area hotels, Sgt. Blankley said. The hotels are working with police to crack down on prostitution.

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