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12 Charged In Prostitution Sting In Goodlettsville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Twelve people were charged in a reverse prostitution sting in Goodlettsville.

Detectives responded to advertisements posted on an Internet site and made arrangements to meet the women at a Goodlettsville apartment where they allegedly agreed to deals for sex. 

Police also found cocaine and marijuana inside the car used to transport the alleged prostitutes.

Four men and one woman were charged with promoting prostitution for allegedly driving the women to the apartment. Steven Crutchfield, 23, Ernest L. Reed, 23, Michael C. Sillaway, 25, and Jennifer L. Stewart, 32, were also charged with marijuana possession. Crutchfield was also arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Cheatham County. James Eric Tapp was also charged with cocaine possession.

Four women were charged with prostitution: Leah Groom, 21, Mary Louise Johnson, 39, Alicia Gonzalez, 25, and Stevi A. Williams, 23. Gonzales and Williams were also charged with cocaine possession. Groom was charged with possession of Xanax without a prescription, and Johnson was charged with failure to appear.

Affidavits said the women, Gonzales and Williams, agreed to have sexual intercourse with police operatives for $260. Johnson was also to receive $200 for her services, according to police affidavits.

The women told police that several people drive them to different places when they are working. 

Luana Nicole McGowan, 25, received a misdemeanor citation for prostitution. Molli Pasquini, 23, and Cheryl R. Huffman, 48, were charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

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