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10 face prostitution-related charges including a teen

Gastonia, NC -

GASTONIA, NC (WBTV) – Ten people are facing prostitution-related charges -- including a teen girl and a woman who has been charged two other times in the last 7 months.

The bust was part of a prostitution sting in Gastonia this week.

Police arrested eight women, a 16-year-old teenager, and a customer.

According to the police report, William Glenn Sellers, 54, of Crouse, allegedly offered $20 crack rock in exchange for sex with one of the prostitutes on Wednesday night. 

Police cited him for a prostitution-related charge and a drug paraphernalia charge.  Sellers was taken to jail and given a $300 bond. 

The women charged with prostitution include Crystal Lanette Hudson, 36, of Gastonia; Sania Denise Dyke, 31, of Gastonia; Jennifer Adams, 30, of Gastonia; Tia Shere Simpson, 39, of Gastonia; Lisa Moraleda Reinhardt, of Gastonia; Connie Marie Oliver, 40, of Gastonia; Shonda Lucinda Aiken Hagans, 27, of Gastonia; and Tamera Michelle Ledbetter, 39, of Gastonia.

Hagens has been charged in two earlier instances, once in Dec. of 2009 and May of 2010.

WBTV is not naming the teen, who is aged 16, that was arrested.

Two people face an additional charged of breaking and entering, and two more face a drug possession charge.

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