16 arrested in prostitution sting
By Tyler Stocks
The Daily Reflector
Monday, April 22, 2019
Pitt County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested and charged 16 people on prostitution charges last week, according to a news release issued on Monday.
The arrests took place on April 18 in Greenville but the sheriff’s office would not release any further details.
Those arrested include:
■ Tony Maurice Battle, 46, of 3143 Cleere Court, Greenville;
■ Dwayne Crandell, 53, of 2760 Stantonsburg Road;
■ Terrance Lamonte Frizzell, 44, of 2204 English Court, Greenville;
■ Devontae Barry Hardesty, 25, of 400 W. First St., Greenville;
■ Ronte Martel Harris, 28, of 132 Concord Drive, Greenville;
■ Pablo Gonzalez Hernandez, 28, of 769 Roosevelt Spain Road, Greenville.
■ Christopher Lynn Matthews, 49, of 272 Primrose Drive, Winterville;
■ Kenneth Wayne Moore, 46, of 617 Cherry Run Road, Washington;
■ Walter Devon Parker, 27, of 808 W. Lenoir Ave., Kinston;
■ William Rogers Patrick, 64, of 740 Olivia Drive, Greenville;
■ Raymond Pippen, 49, of 2534 Brook Lane, Winterville;
■ Malcolm Devon Spencer, 26, of 3300 N.C. 33 West, Greenville;
■ Maurice Staton, 40, of 1661 Highway 58 North, Snow Hill;
■ Cameron Maurice Thomas, 35, of 2611 S. Wright St., Greenville;
■ Jessie James Warriax, 29, of 316 Haven Road, Maxton;
■ Deshawn Allen Williams, 26, of 301 Village Drive, Jacksonville;
In addition to prostitution charges, Hernandez, Spencer and Pippen were jailed on other charges.
Hernandez had three existing orders for arrest for failure to appear for DWI, drive after consuming under 21 and reckless driving. He was released on a $21,000 bond.
Spencer was charged with felony possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine. He was jailed on a $6,000 bond and was housed at the Pitt County Detention Center.
Pippen was charged with possession of marijuana and was released on a $2,000 bond.
All of the men except for Hernandez, Spencer and Pippen were released on $1,000 bonds.
In a separate case, the sheriff’s office made two arrests in connection to a breaking and entering incident that took place on Feb. 24 in Grimesland, in which two men allegedly stole power tools from a storage building and pawned them in Pitt and Beaufort counties.
Jackie Ray King, Jr., 27, of is charged with one count of felony breaking and entering, one count of felony larceny after breaking and entering, one count of felony obtaining property by false pretenses, and one count of misdemeanor possession of stolen goods. He was released after posting a $22,000 bond.
Sandy Marie Moya, 31, of Grimesland. is charged with one count of felony breaking and entering, one count of felony larceny after breaking and entering, three counts of felony obtaining property by false pretenses, two counts of misdemeanor possession of stolen goods and one count of misdemeanor child support violation