10 men arrested in prostitution sting

September 13, 1998

County police arrested 10 men in Laurel on Thursday on charges of soliciting for prostitution or lewd acts during a sting operation in which detectives posed as prostitutes.

Police said they began the operation at Route 198 and Whiskey Bottom Road at 6: 30 p.m. in response to complaints from residents about prostitution.

Prostitutes have routinely been a nuisance to residents near the intersection, where police have run frequent sting operations.

Those charged with solicitation for prostitution were: Charles R. Dupont, 64, of the first block of S. Gill St. in Laurel; Ernest Seawright, 34, of the 13000 block of Larohdale Road in Laurel; Dean R. Hawes, 35, of the 20000 block of Rainsboro Drive in Ashburn, Va.; Paul W. Marsh, 42, of the 4200 block of 47th St. in Bladensburg; Eric W. Antwi, 32, of the 8800 block of Flowerstock Row in Columbia; and Randal K. Calloway, 29, of the 3400 block of Andrew Court in Laurel.

Those charged with soliciting a lewd act were: Quin Antonio Oliver, 34, of the 3100 block of Riverbend Court in Laurel; Anthony McDonell, 25, of the 8600 block of Lark Place in Laurel; Glen B. Morris, 44, of the 100 block of Farmgate Lane in Silver Spring; and George G. Maldonaldo, 39, of the 300 block of Vale Summit South in Laurel.

Yvonne Dolores Kelly, 43, of the 3500 block of Whiskey Bottom Road in Laurel, was charged with having an open container of alcohol, police said.

Pub Date: 9/13/98

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