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


MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Several people 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, and Brandie Mertens, 22.

Editor’s note: One person arrested has since had charges dismissed. That person’s name has been removed from the story.

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