Lake County police nab 6 in prostitution sting

2013-08-30T11:33:00Z 2013-08-30T21:53:07Z Lake County police nab 6 in prostitution stingTimes Staff
August 30, 2013 11:33 am  • 

CROWN POINT | Lake County police said they arrested six men Wednesday in Gary as part of a prostitution sting.

Six men allegedly approached an undercover officer posing as a prostitute near Broadway around 23rd and 39th streets, according to a release from Lake County Sheriff John Buncich. 

Those arrested and facing charges of patronizing a prostitute are: Richard Nalls, 53, of Michigan City; Erik Campbell, 41, of Merrillville; and of Gary, Kevin Williams, 29; Jerod Heath, 18; Errick Shelby, 27; and Harrison Wellmaker, 52.

Nalls, Williams and Campbell also were arrested for obstruction of traffic as they allegedly approached the undercover officer while in their vehicle, according to the release.

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