A prostitution sting at the on Friday night netted the seven arrests — six accused call girls and an alleged pimp, authorities said. Whores in bethlehem pa police conducted the sting as a result of complaints received about suspected prostitution at the casino and Internet ads soliciting patrons, according to court records.
The most serious charges were filed against Joseph John Janis, 50, of Rosewood Place, Whitehall Township, who is facing three counts of promoting prostitution, a third-class felony.
Janis is accused of operating a prostitution business, advertised on the Internet as "At Your Pleasure," the court records say. Janis allegedly took telephone calls, arranged Whores in bethlehem pa between prostitutes and johns and would drive the call girls to their appointments.
Bethlehem police apprehended Janis, Whores in bethlehem pa was circling the casino complex in a brown Mercury Sable early Saturday morning after dropping off two women for an appointment with an undercover officer, the court record says. An undercover officer called Janis at an advertised telephone number to arrange a meeting at the casino.
This was done after Whores in bethlehem pa had taken alleged call girl Shannon Sicher into custody. Sicher identified Janis as her pimp and also told police that she pays him a percentage of every fee she collects.
After the undercover officer called Janis, his call was returned by Kimberly Rexroad, 34, of Reading. Rexroad later arrived with Stacey Hoffman, 47, also of Betthlehem. They offered to perform a sex act with the officer for money and were also taken into custody.
Hoffman and Rexroad also identified Janis as Whores in bethlehem pa pimp, saying they pay him a percentage of their calls.
When police stopped Janis in his car, they recovered "paperwork referring to massage parlors and Whores in bethlehem pa prostitution paraphernalia," two cell phones and cash. Hoffman and Rexroad were issued summonses and released, according to a release on the Bethlehem Police Blog. It was unclear how Sicher was processed.
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