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Undercover prostitution sting lands 16 behind bars in Madison County

An undercover prostitution sting operation by the Madison County Sheriff’s office and Homeland Security has 16 behind bars facing 53 separate charges.  (Photo credit: Madison County Sheriff's Office)

An undercover prostitution sting operation by the Madison County Sheriff’s office and Homeland Security has 16 behind bars facing 53 separate charges.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says the investigation began after officials witnessed an influx of the behavior being reported in the county.

Based on interviews, officials say at least one of the arrestees had overdosed twice in the same day on heroin and was revived twice using Narcan.

The individuals involved in this type of behavior constantly travel throughout the United States engaging in this activity. Sheriff Harwood says, “we will exhaust every means necessary to prevent this type of activity from happening in Madison County.”

As part of the operation, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office also located a missing juvenile from Tennessee and seized a quantity of heroin and cocaine.

Madison County Sheriff’s Office arrested the following individuals:

  • Monica Sheree Sellars 11/22/1989 was charged with Prostitution, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Schedule IV. At the time of Monica’s arrest she was on probation.
  • Jesse Shane Banks 12/03/1993 was charged with aiding and abetting Prostitution, Felony Possession of Cocaine, Felony Possession of Heroin, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Nichole Rose Pelchat 07/13/1993 was charged with aiding and abetting Prostitution, Felony Possession of Cocaine, Felony Possession of Heroin, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Lynn Renee Gibson 02/11/1985 was charged with Prostitution, Possession of Schedule VI, and Possession of Schedule VI Paraphernalia. Lynn also had warrants for her arrest from Randolph County.
  • James Kevin Lewis 07/24/1968 was charged with aiding and abetting Prostitution
  • Trista Ann Lewis 03/28/1984 was charged with Felony Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Schedule VI, and Possession of Schedule VI Marijuana.
  • Stephanie Dawn Rood 06/17/1991 was charged with aiding and abetting Prostitution, Felony Possession of Heroin, Possession of Schedule of OxyMorphone, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. At the time of Stephanie’s arrest she was on probation. Stephanie also had an outstanding warrant for her arrest from Catawba County.
  • Linda Gail Loman 10/27/1976 was charged with Prostitution.
  • Matthew Jordan Hall 09/07/1988 was charged with aiding and abetting Prostitution, Felony Possession of Heroin, Possession of Schedule of OxyMorphone, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. At the time of Matthew’s arrest he was on probation. Matthew was wanted by Catawba County for Felony Possession of Methamphetamine, Felony Possession with the Intent to Manufacture, Sell, and Deliver Methamphetamine, Felony Possession of Schedule III, and Felony Receiving Stolen Property.
  • Ashley Lynn Okorie 10/21/1989 was charged with Prostitution.
  • Warren Lamont Peeler 04/09/1982 was charged with aiding and abetting Prostitution.
  • Caroline Louise Brandon 10/16/1989 was charged with Prostitution, Sell and Deliver Heroin, Sell and Deliver Cocaine, Conspiracy to Sell and Deliver Schedule I, Conspiracy to Sell and Deliver Schedule II, Felony Possession Heroin, Felony Possession Cocaine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Michelle Lynn Visconte 06/09/1969 was charged with Prostitution.
  • Scarlett G. Salvador 04/23/1990 was charged with Prostitution, Sell and Deliver Heroin, Sell and Deliver Cocaine, Conspiracy to Sell and Deliver Schedule I, Conspiracy to Sell and Deliver Schedule II, Felony Possession Heroin, Felony Possession Cocaine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. At the time Scarlett was arrested she was on probation. Scarlett had Felony warrants for her arrest for Felony Larceny of a Motor Vehicle from Iredell County and was had absconder warrants from Union County.
  • Wesley Eugene Hall Jr 09/01/1970 was charged with adding and abetting Prostitution, Felony Possession of Cocaine, Resisting Arrest, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Melissa Whitmore Johnson 09/27/1980 was charged with Prostitution, Felony Possession of Cocaine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.









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