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HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

815 Wheeler Avenue      Huntsville, Alabama  35801
 

Lewis Morris
Chief of Police
(256) 427-7001
Dr. Harry Hobbs
Communications Relations Officer
(256) 427-7043

 

 

 

 

HPD Conducts Internet Prostitution Sting

 

Huntsville, Alabama (May 29, 2014) On May 27, 2014, Officers of the Huntsville Police Department conducted an internet prostitution detail after receiving complaints from citizens and local businesses.    The arrests are the results of an investigation into the usage of the internet to solicit clients for the purpose of engaging in sex for money.  This investigation led to numerous arrests for soliciting prostitution and also a human trafficking case involving females, one of which is under the age of 19, coerced into sexual servitude.   

The detail resulted in the following arrests:

         1.      Tammie Denise Garner  02/08/61 of Oakman, AL, Soliciting Prostitution       

2.      Tiffany Lee Meck 08/09/89 of Decatur, AL, Soliciting Prostitution     

3.      Geneva Elaine Meck 12/22/70 of Decatur, AL, Aiding, abetting Prostitution  

4.      Dewaun Cartral Stephens 02/03/80 of Huntsville, AL, 2 Counts of Human Trafficking 1st Degree.

Mr. Stephens was booked into the Madison County Metro Jail on a $100,000 bond.