Robesonian

Six arrested in prostitution sting

LUMBERTON — Six people have been arrested in a sting operation involving prostitution, according to information from the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

The sting was a joint operation involving the Sheriff’s Office’s Violent Crimes Task Force and the Lumberton Police Department. The six people, from the Lumber Bridge and Red Springs area, were arrested and charged on Saturday.

James Aaron Cummings, 40, of Bryant Road in Red Springs, was arrested at 3460 Old Lowery Road in Red Springs and charged with aiding and abetting prostitution. He was placed under a $400 secured bond.

Monica Smith, 21, of Bryant Road in Red Springs, was arrested on Lowery Road in Red Springs and charged with prostitution and possession of up to a half-ounce of marijuana. She was placed under a $400 secured bond.

Monica Marie McLean, 50, of Clint Drive in Shannon, was arrested at 12300 Rennert Road in Shannon and charged with prostitution. She was placed under a $400 secured bond.

Darlene Owens, 55, of Harolds Road in Red Springs, was arrested at at 3460 Old Lowery Road and charged with prostitution, felony possession of cocaine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Owens was also was charged with failure to appear and placed under an $8,000 secured bond.

Kelsey Chavis, 28, of Ireland Drive in Lumber Bridge, was arrested on Lombardy Village Road in Lumber Bridge and charged with prostitution. Chavis was placed under a $400 secured bond.

Dixie Locklear, 45, of Dial Road in Red Springs was arrested on Lombardy Village Road in Lumber Bridge and charged for prostitution. She placed under a $400 secured bond.

James Cummings
https://www.robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_James-Cummings_ne20187516120223-1.jpgJames Cummings
Kelsey Chavis
https://www.robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_Kelsey-Chavis_ne20187516121501-1.jpgKelsey Chavis
Monica Marie McLean
https://www.robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_Monica-Mclean_ne20187516122280-1.jpgMonica Marie McLean
Monica Smith
https://www.robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_Monica-Smith_ne20187516123145-1.jpgMonica Smith
Dixie Locklear
https://www.robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_Dixie-Locklear_ne201875161434937-1.jpgDixie Locklear
Darlene Owens
https://www.robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_Darlene-Owens_ne20187516143472-1.jpgDarlene Owens

Staff report