More than 15 arrested in Myrtle Beach prostitution bust

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More than a dozen people were arrested in a prostitution operation in Myrtle Beach.

According to a release from the City of Myrtle Beach, the Myrtle Beach Street Crimes Unit conducted an operation to “target complaints related to prostitution” within the city. Seventeen people were arrested during the operation.

Those arrested include:

– Magdelene Fowlkes, 20 – charged with prostitution

– Jessica Roberts, 30 – charged with prostitution

– Mary Robinson, 53 – charged with prostitution

– Jannis Richardson, 47 – charged with prostitution

– Candice Bowers, 44 – charged with prostitution

– Jennifer Blessing, 43 – charged with loitering for purposes of prostitution and wanted by the Horry      County Sheriff’s Department

– Ashley Roberts, 28 – charged with prostitution

– Jennifer Bean-Wilson, 41 – charged with prostitution

– Brittney Gregson, 26 – charged with prostitution

– Kefron Cook, 37 – charged with prostitution

– Janet Cooper, 54 – prostitution and wanted by the Horry County Sheriff’s Department

– Lillian Hendrickson, 27 – charged with prostitution

– Alexandrea Jackson, 25 – charged with prostitution

– Ernest Stokes, 44 – charged with prostitution

– Jessica Brown, 31- charged with loitering for purposes of prostitution

– Gregory Canty, 38 – Wanted by the ATF

– Devon Bivens, 36 – charged with possession of marijuana

The operation targeted street level and internet-based prostitution, according to the release. The U.S. Marshals, ATF Task Force, SLED, and the Myrtle K-9 Unit assisted in the operation.

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