The Okaloosa County Multi-Agency Drug Task Force conducted a
prostitution sting on August 14th, leading to six arrests on various charges.
The operation was aimed at females posting solicitation advertisements on Backpage.com.
Utilizing an undercover officer, females were contacted to meet at a
location within Okaloosa County. Once on scene, the females solicited sex and/or a sex act for money.
Those charged with solicitation of prostitution are 27-year old Christy
Ann Wages of Laurel Mississippi, 22-year old Hailey N. Williams of
Milton, and 25-year old Lisa Duke of Fort Walton Beach. Duke is also
charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
In addition, three other arrests were made in conjunction with the sting:31-year old Julie MacLennan of Freeport is charged with three counts ofpossession of a controlled substance, 25-year old Violet MacLennan of Freeport is charged with four counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, and 18-year old Nicholas Collins of Fort Walton Beach is charged with possession of marijuana over 20 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. Aspects of this investigation are ongoing.
Individual arrest reports with additional information are attached to this