Sting Operation in Spartanburg

Human trafficking and prostitution

Evan Smith
August 22, 2019 - 4:33 pm

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A sting operation has led to the arrest of 21 people after an investigation related to prostitution and human trafficking in Spartanburg County.

Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright announced that the 21 suspects were taken into custody during a two-day sting, with 15 people charged with prostitution and six people charged with solicitation of prostitution. ‘

The Sheriff also said weapons, drugs, and stolen credit cards were seized in the operation. 

One woman was also charged with resisting arrest, while another woman was hospitalized after it was discovered she had a broken heroin needle in her arm that was causing an abscess.

If you suspect any case of human trafficking, call 911 and ask for help.

The suspects are as follows:

Thomas Obryan Williamson, charged with prostitution

Wayne Thurmond, charged with prostitution, driving under a suspended license, and multiple traffic offenses

Annie Firebaugh, charged with prostitution, possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession of meth, unlawful carrying of a firearm

Krist Roker, charged with prostitution, possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession of meth, unlawful carrying of a firearm

Michael Jordan Walker, charged with prostitution

Erike Goode, charged with prostitution

Rusty Reeves, charged with prostitution

Nicholas Shawn Ingram, charged with prostitution, pending charge of possession of meth

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