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Durham police arrest 7 in prostitution sting

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DURHAM, N.C. -

Durham police arrested seven during an operation targeting prostitution in specific areas of the city.

Police conducted the operation late Tuesday into Wednesday on Fayetteville Street between Umstead Street and Simmons Street and on South Alston Avenue between Linwood Avenue and Lawson Street in response to resident complaints. 

  • Bibi Johnson Freeman, 40, of Durham, was arrested and charged with procuring for prostitution. 
  • Keith Ward, 50, of Durham, was arrested and charged with procuring for prostitution and possession of drug paraphernalia. 
  • Tabitha Whoie, 37, of Durham, was arrested and charged with procuring for prostitution and possession of drug paraphernalia. 
  • Vonetta Johnson, 39, of Durham, was arrested and charged with procuring prostitution.
  • Jacqueline Dawkins, 46, of Durham, was arrested and charged with procuring prostitution.
  • Courtney Lord Doran, 33, of Chapel Hill, was arrested and charged with procuring for prostitution and possession of drug paraphernalia. 
  • Charmaine Nelson, 41, of Durham, was arrested at Fayetteville Street and Simmons Street and charged with procuring for prostitution. 
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