Myrtle Beach police arrest 8 in undercover prostitution sting via internet service


From top left: Amanda Nails, Brandie Mertenss, Rudy Tumer, Christine Giurco, Jamie Hasset, Angela dewitt and Stephanie Walker (Photos: Myrtle Beach PD)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Seven women and one man were arrested during an undercover prostitution sting in Myrtle Beach. 

The suspects were arrested via an internet-based solicitation service, according to the Myrtle Beach Police Department. The operation, conducted by the department’s street crimes unit, happened Thursday night in the area of Harrelson Boulevard and Seaboard Street.

Police said “take downs” were conducted on all the suspects who were arrested and then they were taken to the Myrtle Beach jail.

Those arrested and charged with prostitution and loitering include Amanda Nails, 35, Angela Dewitt, 38, Lauren Bishop, 43, Rudy Tumer, 34, Stephanie Walker, 39, Christine Giurco, 38, Brandie Mertens, 22, and Jamie Hassett, 49.

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