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Harts Man Faces Charges After Prostitution Sting

A Harts man faces charges in connection with a prostitution sting operation out of Charleston.

According to the Charleston Police Department, the sing operation stemmed from complaints and concerned business owners on the west side of the city.

The department says detectives did a reverse sting operation by targeting those seeking solicitation.

In total, 14 people were arrested during the operation.

69-year-old Sammy D. Dalton of Harts was among those arrested. The other 13 people arrested were from the Charleston area.

Charges from the sting include:

4 for engaging in prostitution.

7 for enticing for the purpose of prostitution.

2 for loitering for prostitution.

1 for obstructing and 1 for simple possession of marijuana.



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