Thirteen Arrested During Undercover Prostitution Sting in Summerville

August 17, 2017, 11:25 am EST | Share:

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WTAT-TV) — Undercover operations at various hotels in Summerville lead to the arrest of thirteen people for drugs and prostitution.

The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office and Summerville Police Department Metro Narcotics Unit conducted the undercover prostitution sting on June 8th at the Quality Inn located on Jockey Court, which resulted in the arrest of 48-year-old Marion Butler of North Charleston, 32-year-old Sabrina Bachan of Charleston, 28-year-old Sara Voyles of Goose Creek, 36-year-old Shawn Barfield of Goose Creek, 30-year-old Kristen Wegner of Hanahan and 36-year-old Barbara Malchevsky of Mount Pleasant.

During that sting, officers also recovered heroin and cocaine from a number of the suspects.

On June 27th and 28th, officers conducted another undercover operation at the Wyndham Garden hotel located on Holiday Inn Drive and arrested the following individuals: 29-year-old Joanna Mangano of Ladson, 29-year-old Nicholas MacArthur of North Charleston, 30-year-old Mandy Gilbert of Goose Creek, 23-year-old Guy Moreland of North Charleston, 26-year-old Elizabeth Shelley of North Charleston, 26-year-old Kayla Halsey of Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin and 35-year-old Jennifer Day of Summerville.

Officers also recovered cocaine, heroin and methamphetamines during that operation.