Martinsburg Women Arrested on Prostitution Charges

By WHAG News

Published 08/01 2014 01:15PM

Updated 08/01 2014 06:26PM

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Police in Martinsburg arrested two women on prostitution charges Thursday.

A press release says a confidential informant made contact with several known-prostitutes in the city. The release says that after a conversation, the women agreed to perform sexual acts for money or attempted to entice the informant into a sexual act.

Officers arrested Kimberly Shepherd, 48, and Amie Nicole Edwards, 34. Shepherd was charged with 1st offense prostitution. Edwards was charged with 3rd offense prostitution which is a felony.

Police report these arrests are part of an ongoing investigation in prostitution in the city.

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