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Sixteen people arrested in Myrtle Beach area on prostitution-related charges over weekend

A look inside the J. Reuben Long Detention Center

The J. Reuben Long Detention Center in Horry County houses inmates soon after an arrest. There are 20 housing units in the facility that hold several hundred inmates.
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The J. Reuben Long Detention Center in Horry County houses inmates soon after an arrest. There are 20 housing units in the facility that hold several hundred inmates.

Sixteen people were arrested on prostitution-related charges this weekend and booked into Horry County jail.

The suspects were all booked in either Friday or Saturday, according to J. Reuben Long Detention Center records.

Police investigators initally released few details of the arrests, including when and where they happened. On Tuesday, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division officials provided arrest warrants for some of the arrestees. Others were given a summons for their charges.

The arrests were part of a SLED operation on Saturday and some happened in the area of 48th Avenue North and North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach.

The 16 people charged were:

  • Breanna Alexis Casapit, 22, with second-offense prostitution.
  • Daniel Joseph Figlmiller, 56, with prostitution and contempt of family court.

  • Antoneyo Ramon Fulton, 30, with prostitution.
  • Ambriya La’chae-D’avalo Gregg-Hickson, 19, with prostitution.
  • Tyquasha Diamon-Hart Hart, 23, with prostitution.
  • Dana Michelle Layman, 31, with prostitution.
  • Earl Spencer Locklear, 21, with prostitution.
  • Lakayle Olympia Miller, 21, with prostitution.
  • Derrick Leon Simmons, 41, with prostitution.
  • Latasha Taylor, 33, with second-offense prostitution, possession of less than one gram of crank or crack cocaine and possession of cocaine
  • Tamika Syshawn Wallace, 36, with prostitution.
  • Gerald Richard McKinney, 70, with prostitution.
  • Robert Maxwell McKinnon, 56, with prostitution.
  • Allan Douglas Shough, 33, with prostitution.
  • Candise Leigh Wilson, 33, with prostitution and unlawful possession of a prescription drug.
  • Jose Ruben Martinez-Serrano, 44, with prostitution and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Alex Lang is the True Crime reporter for The Sun News covering the legal system and how crime impacts local residents. He says letting residents know if they are safe is a vital role of a newspaper. Alex has covered crime in Detroit, Iowa, New York City, West Virginia and now Horry County.

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